Southern-Style Neck Bones


Pork neck bones are great with greens or cabbage. They can be baked or boiled, this recipe can be fixed either way. It depends upon how much attention you want to give the dish. I think this is one of those meals that takes you back to your mother's kitchen.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
2 hrs 45 mins
Total Time:
3 hrs


  • 2 onions, roughly chopped

  • 5 cloves garlic, roughly chopped

  • ¼ cup water

  • 1 tablespoon distilled white vinegar

  • 4 pounds pork neck bones

  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  2. Sprinkle 3/4 of the chopped onions and 3/4 of the chopped garlic into the bottom of a roasting pan; pour in water and vinegar. Season neck bones with salt and pepper and place in the roasting pan. Sprinkle remaining onions and garlic over top and cover the roasting pan tightly with aluminum foil.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 2 hours, basting every 30 minutes and recovering with the foil every time you baste.

  4. Remove the foil and continue cooking until neck bones are golden brown, about 45 more minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

1134 Calories
102g Fat
10g Carbs
42g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 1134
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 102g 131%
Saturated Fat 36g 181%
Cholesterol 215mg 72%
Sodium 824mg 36%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 42g
Vitamin C 9mg 45%
Calcium 84mg 6%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 885mg 19%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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