Hearty Calico Bean Bake Recipe
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Hearty Calico Bean Bake Recipe

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For years, my mother made this savory-sweet bean dish. I was always thrilled when it was on the menu, and now I serve it often to my own family. You can vary the types of beans used, if you wish. —Heather Biedler Laura, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1 hour
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1 hour
MAKES: 10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (16 ounces) pork and beans, undrained
  • 1 can (16 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (16 ounces) chili beans, undrained
  • 1 can (15-1/2 ounces) great northern beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) cut wax beans, drained
  • 1-1/2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups cubed fully cooked ham
  • 1-1/2 cups cubed cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 415 calories, 9 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 32 mg cholesterol, 1,130 mg sodium, 69 g carbohydrate, 10 g fiber, 19 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients. Transfer to a greased shallow 3-qt. baking dish.
  2. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 1 hour or until bubbly and heated through. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Hearty Calico Bean Bake in Taste of Home August/September 2007, p41

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 415 calories, 9 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 32 mg cholesterol, 1,130 mg sodium, 69 g carbohydrate, 10 g fiber, 19 g protein.

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Reviewed Oct. 28, 2010

Love this recipe. I use what beans I have on hand. I often use as a main dish. My family and guests have always loved it!!!

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Reviewed Oct. 27, 2009

I am the recipe submitter. My mom always used the ham, and I included it because I tried to submit it for a ham/pork recipe. However, I no longer put ham in it because of health concerns. That would lower the sodium and fat as well. I think it tastes just as good without the ham.

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Reviewed Sep. 8, 2009

This busts my sodium budget for the whole day! Why not find alternatives for high sodium ingredients like pork and beans, ketchup and Worcestershire sauce and reduce the amount of ham?

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Reviewed Sep. 6, 2009

I use hamburger, fried with the bacon and onion. I also use butter beans.1/2 cup brown sugar and 1 Tbsp white vinegar. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour

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Reviewed Sep. 5, 2009

A little Tobasco Sauce to taste gives this recipe a little "kick". You don't need much to feel a tingle or add as much as you like.

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