In Response to CALICO BEANS:
These are great,my family just loves this as a side or a meal.This goes well with summer BBQ CALICO BEANS Preheat oven to 350* 1/2 # Bacon chopped 1 pound lean ground beef ( I used ground turkey) 1 large can baked beans (Such as Bush's or your favorite brand) 1-15 oz can kidney beans,drained 1-15 oz can lima beans,drained 1-15 oz can black beans,drained 1-15 oz can chick peas,drained (Garbanzo beans) 1 cup ketchup 1 cup brown sugar( packed) 1 Tablespoon yellow mustard 3 Tablespoons white or apple cider vinegar 1 large onion chopped 1 cup chopped celery Fry the bacon,drain.Brown the ground meat and onion until cooked.Add the celery and saute a few minutes Put the ketchup,brown sugar,mustard and vinegar in a 4 quart covered casserole dish or dutch oven,mix well Mix in all the beans,the meat ,bacon,onion and celery mixture.(I used my large bean pot) Bake covered for one hour @350* Note you can use any variety of canned legumes,make sure you have at least 5 different kinds to get the effect of calico,colorful.ENJOY !
Posted by gale g
I use this a lot of the time for funeral dinners. It makes a lot and everyone enjoys it.