Country Cooking Slow Cooker Neck Bones

Country Cooking Slow Cooker Neck Bones

Sandi 15

"This is a country, budget-friendly recipe that everyone will enjoy. Serve over rice with a side of green beans."


4 h 15 m servings 518 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 518 kcal
  • 26%
  • Fat:
  • 47.8 g
  • 73%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.3g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 19.1 g
  • 38%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 101 mg
  • 34%
  • Sodium:
  • 352 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place the neck bones into a slow cooker. Sprinkle in the onion, garlic, salt, and thyme leaves. Pour in the vinegar and water.
  2. Cover and cook on High until the meat is tender, about 4 hours.


  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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  1. 27 Ratings


I grew up eating NECK BONES my mother would make it into a Purlo(cook it with rice). My husband is from Calif and he claimed he did not like pork neck bones:) Soooo I got some put them in the ...

This sounds like a very good way to tenderize the neckbones so the meat falls away;, but what would you serve it with, my grandmother used to make us neckbones and pinto beans and this recipe is...

I really liked the flavor but there wasn't enough meat on the bones to make it worth the trouble. You need to be a picker of the bones to enjoy this one. I cooked mine for 6 hours and the meat s...

Cooking neckbones today with cabbage, and baked macaroni and cheese. Did someone say they used pork chops as a substitute for neckbones?? How do you do that? Totally different cooking style.

My family LOVED these! I grew up on neck bones and I myself have not had any so good. The ONLY thing that I warn anyone about is not to let them slow cook too long. Speaking from experience -...

Great recipe. Authentic Southern taste. Fall off the bone tender flavorful.

Made these tonight. Awesome. I did make a few changes, I omitted the vinegar, my mother is from a deeper south ( Mississippi ) vinegar is just used for canning only. Also omitted the thyme b/c...

Could not find neck bones, so I used pork chops. It was good, but very watery. Next time less water, and I added more spices, it was too bland. But still good.

This is a super-cheap and super-easy recipe that can basically be made from pantry ingredients except for the neck bones. The pork is juicy and tender, and from almost four pounds of neck bones,...