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Calico Beans

These Gluten Free Dairy Free Calico Beans make a hearty dinner reminiscent of days spent camping and nights around a toasty fire. Humble cans of beans are dressed up with a little bacon and ground beef, then slow cooked for an impressively easy dinner.
4 Servings Recipe By Pin Print
Calico Beans

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups cook Ground Beef
  • ½ cups cook and dice Bacon
  • 3 tablespoons Minced Onion, Dried
  • 16 ounces drain and rinse Kidney (Dark Red) Beans, Canned
  • 16 ounces Pork and Beans
  • 16 ounces rinse and drain Cannellini (White) Beans, Canned
  • 1 cup Ketchup
  • 1 cup Brown Sugar

Freezer Containers

Supplies

  • Labels

Nutritional Information

  • Not available.

Make It Now Cooking Directions

These directions are for cooking this recipe to serve immediately and NOT to freeze for later.

  1. Combine all ingredients in slow cooker.
  2. Cook in slow cooker on low 2-3 hours.

Freeze For Later Cooking Directions

These directions help you cook or prepare this meal PRIOR to being frozen for serving later (see Serving Day Directions when you are ready to prepare it to eat).

Why would I want to freeze this?

  1. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl.
  2. Divide evenly among indicated number of gallon freezer bags.
  3. Label and freeze.

Make From Frozen Serving Day Directions

These directions help you cook or reheat this meal AFTER it's been frozen for when you are ready to eat it.

  1. Cook in slow cooker on low 2-3 hours.

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