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Calico-Style Baked Beans

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1 can (28 ounces, or two smaller cans) pork and beans

1 can (14.5 ounces) french cut green beans, drained

1 can (15.5 ounces) red kidney beans, rinsed and drained

1 can (8.5 ounces) green lima beans, rinsed and drained

1 can (14 ounces) butter beans, rinsed and drained

1 small green pepper, seeded and chopped

1 cups chopped celery

1 cups chopped onion

1 cups brown sugar

teaspoon garlic salt

cup ketchup

cup chili sauce

5 strips bacon (see note)

Heat oven to 350 degrees

In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients except the bacon; stir to mix well.

Pour into a 9-by-13-inch baking dish. Lay bacon strips over the top. Bake 1 hour.

Serves eight to 10.

Cook's note: This can be prepared in a slow cooker. If doing so, cook the bacon briefly (you don't want it crisp) before putting it in the slow cooker.