Calico Beans with Sausage

Calico Beans with Sausage

Posted by Karla Powell on 20th May 2021

Yields 20 servings


1 pound ground beef

1 pound Gottenburg Sausage, cubed

3 (15 ounce) cans kidney beans

3 (15 ounce) cans white beans

3 (15 ounce) cans pork and beans

3 small onions, diced

1 cup light brown sugar

1 cup ketchup

1/2 cup molasses

3 tbsps yellow mustard


In a large skillet, cook the ground beef and onions until the meat is no longer pink; drain.

Drain and rinse all of the beans except for one can of pork and beans. Combine the beans, cooked ground beef and onions, and remaining ingredients to your crock pot.

Cook for 4 hours on high or 8 hours on low.

Adapted from: The Two Bite Club

Gottenburg Sausage (nutrition info located in photo section)

As a self-proclaimed "dump and pour" cook, this information is approximate.  Modifications made based on my family's preferences.

I'm not a trained culinary specialist, just someone with over 40 years of home cooking experience.

Please feel free to make changes to this recipe to fit your dietary needs.