Neckbones for the Crock Pot

Total Time
9hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 9 hrs

I made this for my fiancée. It was his favorite dish when we met. I found the original recipe from a book called "The African American Kitchen."

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Add vegetable stock to crock pot.
  2. Add thyme, salt, and neck bones.
  3. Remove outer layers of onion and discard.
  4. Slice onion into quarters and put in crock pot.
  5. Cook on low 7-8 hours.
  6. (Overnight).
  7. Stir occasionally.
  8. *To serve with pinto beans.
  9. Wash pinto beans and soak over night.
  10. Remove neckbones from crock pot.
  11. Discard bones.
  12. Set aside in medium sauce pot.
  13. Remove half the soup from the crock pot and pour over the neckbones.
  14. Refrigerate neckbones.
  15. Add beans to soup mixture in the crock pot.
  16. Cook on low 3-5 hours.
  17. This is usually ready when I return home from work.
  18. Heat up the neckbones on the stove and serve.


Most Helpful

This recipe deserves at least four and a half stars. I tweaked it slightly by adding black beans and pinto beans and used beef neck bones and potatoes. I also used beef broth instead of water. That made it a 5 star dish for me.

futureronp May 07, 2009

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