Calico beans in a glass baking dish on a white placemat

Calico Beans

Calico beans recipe made with bacon, ground beef, and beans in a tangy sauce.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword calico beans recipe
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 458 kcal
Author Kelly Miller


  • 8 slices bacon chopped
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 28 oz can country style baked beans
  • 16 oz can pork & beans
  • 16 oz can kidney beans drained and rinsed
  • 16 oz can lima beans drained and rinsed
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 2 tbsp dried minced onion
  • 1 tbsp prepared yellow mustard


  1. Cook bacon in large pot until crispy.

  2. Place cooked bacon on paper towels and set aside.

  3. Add ground beef to pot and cook until brown, drain, and return to pan.

  4. Add baked beans, kidney beans, lima beans, pork & beans, and crumbled bacon.

  5. Stir in brown sugar, ketchup, minced onion, and mustard.

  6. Pour beans into a 2 quart baking dish and bake at 350 for 30 minutes.

  7. Cool slightly before serving.

Nutrition Facts
Calico Beans
Amount Per Serving
Calories 458 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 48mg 16%
Sodium 795mg 33%
Potassium 1066mg 30%
Total Carbohydrates 65g 22%
Dietary Fiber 13g 52%
Sugars 20g
Protein 26g 52%
Vitamin A 1.4%
Vitamin C 5.2%
Calcium 10.9%
Iron 32.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.