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baked calico beans casserole

Deliciously Baked Calico Beans Recipe with Bacon

Calico Beans is a baked casserole made with an assortment of beans combined with bacon and ground beef that is mixed in a thick sweet tasty sauce.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 12
Calories 372kcal


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • ½ lb bacon
  • 15 oz can drained butter beans
  • 30 oz can pork and beans do not drain
  • 15 oz can drained kidney beans
  • ¾ cup ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon mustard
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • small onion diced finely


  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Cook ½ lb bacon until crispy. Crumble into pieces.
  • Chop one small onion. Cook onion in 1 tbs of bacon grease.
  • Cook 1 lb ground beef and drain fat.
  • Mix ¾ sup ketchup, 1 teaspoon mustard, and ¾ cup brown sugar together.
  • Mix bacon, beef, sauce, onion, 15 oz butter beans, pork and beans, and 15 oz kidney beans together and add to a 9 x 13 inch baking pan.
  • Bake 40 minutes.
  • Serve immediately.



Note: If you can find the large butter beans, I recommend those. If you can not find butter beans, you can use lima beans.


Calories: 372kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 462mg | Potassium: 651mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 85IU | Vitamin C: 1.8mg | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 3.5mg