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RMHC-EIWI Calico Beans & Ground Beef - 30 & 50 serving sizes

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"A St. Luke's Family Room Favorite"

Serves 30 & 50 | Prep Time 20 minutes | Cook Time 4 hours (crock pot)

Why I Love This Recipe

This recipe is pure comfort food! Substitute different varieties of beans, as you wish. Omit the meat for vegetarian option. Makes great leftovers.

Ingredients You'll Need

Ingredients for 30 servings:
3 lb ground beef
3 diced onions
3 cans kidney beans, drained
3 cans butter beans, drained
3 cans green beans, drained
3 large cans pork and beans or baked beans
2 1/4 c brown sugar
2 c ketchup
3 tsp dry mustard
6 tbsp vinegar
Bacon bits, optional

Ingredients for 50 servings:
5 lb ground beef
5 diced onions
5 cans kidney beans, drained
5 cans butter beans, drained
5 cans green beans, drained
5 large cans pork and beans or baked beans
3 1/2 c brown sugar
3 c ketchup
4 1/2 tsp dry mustard
9 tbsp vinegar
Bacon bits, optional


Brown ground beef with onion. Drain well.
Mix all ingredients and place in refrigerator overnight.
Place in lined crock pots and heat on low for 3-4 hours.

Pairs Well With

Cornbread, breadsticks, or muffins.

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