This appealing five-bean dish packs a protein punch and is the perfect side for a summer cookout. Don't count on leftovers because it will be a huge hit with your guests.
Southern Living JUNE 2003
Cook chopped bacon slices in a large skillet over medium-high heat until crisp; remove bacon, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings in skillet. Add diced onion, and sauté in hot drippings 5 minutes or until tender.
Combine bacon, onion, pork and beans, black beans, chickpeas, kidney beans, lima beans, ketchup, brown sugar, 1/2 cup water, and cider vinegar in a lightly greased 13- x 9-inch baking dish.
Bake, covered, at 350° for 1 hour; uncover and bake 30 more minutes.
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