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Serving size: 1 cup (302 grams)<br>
Servings per recipe: 9<br>
Calories: 513 (67 from fat)<br>
Cholesterol: 3 milligrams<br>
Fat: 7 grams  (1 saturated fat, 
0 trans fats)<br>
Protein: 40 grams<br>
Sodium: 1065 milligrams<br> 
Total carbohydrate: 74 grams (24 fiber, 18 sugars)

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Calico bean dish

Cut the sodium in this dish by using no salt added or low-sodium canned beans. Or, you can buy dry beans and prepare them without adding salt to the water.


1 - 28 ounce can pork and beans
1 - 15 ounce can kidney beans, drained
1 - 15 ounce can baby lima beans, drained
1 - 12 ounce package veggie crumbles (such as Morning Star Farms® Meal Starters® Grillers® Recipe Crumbles™)
3 tablespoons brown sugar
2 - 5 1/2 ounce cans vegetable juice
1 medium onion, chopped
1/4 cup vinegar
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon dry mustard


  1. Combine all ingredients in large stockpot and heat throughout on stovetop.
  2. Or place in slow cooker on high for three hours.
  3. Serve warm.

Makes 9 servings.


Source: Allina Health clinic - Diabetes Education, Good for you cookbook, 2012

First published: 12/06/2012
Last updated: 12/06/2012

Reviewed by: Allina Health's Patient Education Department