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CALICO BEANS (Pauline Fergason)

Brown 1/2 lb. ground beef, 1/2 lb. minced bacon and 1/2 lb. smoky links. Sauté 1 c. chopped onions til clear. Transfer to a (3 quart) casserole and stir in 1/2 c. catsup, 2 t. prepared mustard, 4 t. wine vinegar, 3/4 c. light brown sugar, 1 can (30 oz.) Bush's baked beans, 1 can (15 oz.) garbonzo beans, 1 can (15 oz.) kidney beans and 1 can (15 oz.) butter beans. Bake 350° for 1 hour or use a slow cooker for several hours.

Calico Beans recipe is published in our August, 2003 Menu Minder.