Tender slow-cooked beef neck bones smothered in rich gravy

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This recipe for slow cooker beef neck bones and gravy is a comforting and satisfying dish that is perfect for a cozy night in. The beef neck bones become incredibly tender after hours of slow cooking, and the savory gravy is packed with flavor from the meat and seasonings.


  • 4 lbs beef neck bones
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp dried rosemary
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp water


  1. Place beef neck bones in the slow cooker.
  2. Add beef broth, onion, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, tomato paste, thyme, rosemary, salt, and pepper.
  3. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours.
  4. Remove beef neck bones from slow cooker and set aside.
  5. In a small bowl, mix cornstarch and water to create a slurry.
  6. Whisk slurry into the gravy in the slow cooker and cook on high for 15 minutes until thickened.
  7. Serve beef neck bones with gravy spooned over the top.

Interesting Facts

  • Beef neck bones are a budget-friendly cut of meat that are perfect for slow cooking.
  • The longer you cook beef neck bones, the more tender and flavorful they become.
  • Gravy made from the juices of slow-cooked meat is incredibly rich and tasty.