Easy Family Meal: Slow Cooker Calico Beans Recipe

This slow cooker Calico Beans recipe is one of the quickest slow cooker recipes you will ever make! This is a regular in our house!

white plate of the calico beans recipe made in a slow cooker. There is a spoon on an orange towel next to the plate.

When I was a missionary for my church, I spent some time in an area where the members of the church would always feed us dinner. One night, I went to a members dinner and she served us a version on this.  I fell in love!!

I immediately asked her for the recipe because I knew I would want to have this calico bean recipe again and again.  I have changed it a bit over the years because of our taste preferences and because I was making it a little healthier.

I LOVE this easy family meal because it is super easy and very healthy!  You can also serve it in a lot of different ways!  My favorite is to eat it plain but my daughter likes it with rice.

 

Easy Family Meal: Slow Cooker Calico Beans Recipe

Ingredients

1/4 lb Turkey or Regular Bacon
1/4 lb ground beef cooked (optional)
1 large can of Pork and Beans
3 different cans of Beans (pinto, kidney, white, red, great northern, Navy, or Lima)
1/2 C Onions chopped
1/2 C Brown Sugar
1 T Mustard
1 T Vinegar (white or apple cider)
1/2 C Ketchup

Directions

  1. If you are using ground beef or regular bacon, cook it in a pan and remove grease.
  2. add beans, beef, bacon, and other ingredients into crockpot and stir together
  3. Let cook for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
  4. Serve as desired (over rice or potatoes or just plain)

Slow Cooker Calico Beans Printable Recipe

Calico Beans Crockpot Recipe

Melissa @ Living a Frugal Life
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Beans, Dinner
Servings 8

Ingredients
  

  • 1/4 lb Turkey or Regular Bacon
  • 1/4 lb ground beef cooked optional
  • 1 large can of Pork and Beans
  • 3 different cans of Beans pinto, kidney, white, red, great northern, Navy, or Lima
  • 1/2 C Onions chopped
  • 1/2 C Brown Sugar
  • 1 T Mustard
  • 1 T Vinegar white or apple cider
  • 1/2 C Ketchup

Instructions
 

  • If you are using ground beef or regular bacon, cook it in a pan and remove grease.
  • add beans, beef, bacon, and other ingredients into crockpot and stir together
  • Let cook for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
  • Serve as desired (over rice or potatoes or just plain)

Calico Beans

 

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