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Slow-Cooked Calico Beans

My sister-in-law gave me the recipe for these hearty beans that make an appearance at all of our family functions. The ingredients slowly cook to perfection for a mouthwatering sweet-and-smoky flavor. Everyone will be going back for seconds!
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. Cook: 6 hours
  • Makes
    10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 2 cans (16 ounces each) baked beans
  • 1 can (16 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (20 ounces) unsweetened crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 pound bacon strips, cooked and crumbled

Directions

  • In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Transfer to a 4-qt. slow cooker. Add the beans, pineapple, onion, brown sugar, ketchup, vinegar and mustard.
  • Cover and cook on low until heated through, 6-8 hours. Just before serving, stir in bacon.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 385 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 43mg cholesterol, 863mg sodium, 55g carbohydrate (23g sugars, 9g fiber), 20g protein.

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  • Mj
    May 21, 2019

    nice recipe