Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Grandma Anderson's Calico Baked Beans

I love these beans!  They are so delicious and really they could be a meal by themselves.  I ask my sister Elizabeth to bring them every year to our fourth of July get together and she complies.  I tell her what food to bring and she tells me what to wear.  Our relationship is good like that.
My other sister Susie is making recipes in her crock pot this week, since it is crazy hot outside!  So Sus, I suggest you make these.
The recipe comes from Elizabeth's good friend's Grandmother.  I don't know the history of the recipe, except that it is Grandma's.
Please, please make these beans they are so yummy!

Grandma Anderson's Calico Baked Beans

1/2 lb ground beef or turkey
1/2 lb bacon
1 med onion chopped
1tsp dry mustard
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup ketchup
1 can each; pork and beans, kidney beans, butter beans, lima beans

Brown meat, bacon and onion. Mix all ingredients and bake, covered @ 350 for one hour. Elizabeth always cooks them  in her crock pot on low.

Source: Elizabeth Varghese
This recipe shared with Walking on Sunshine Recipes


  1. Yummo! I have to try this. Would be great with hotdogs or burgers one night! Thanks so much for stopping by my blog! My youngest daughters name is also Rachel. What a great name! I'll definately be stopping by again to check out more recipes... I'm following back!!!

    ~ Jenny

  2. I just love it when I see a recipe that reminds me of great memories. Thanks for sharing. I haven't have baked beans since my 24 year old was a baby.
    Thanks for sharing on Foodie Friends Friday.
    Your co host from Nosh My Way.