how to cook turkey necks in a crock pot

how to cook turkey necks in a crock pot

How to Cook Turkey Necks in a Crock Pot

Cooking turkey necks in a crock pot is an easy, flavorful way to make use of a nutritious and historically inexpensive meat option. With just a few simple ingredients, you can enjoy a delicious and comforting meal.

What You’ll Need:

  • 4-5 turkey necks
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup of chicken broth or stock
  • Salt & pepper, to taste
  • Optional: garlic cloves, herbs


  • Put the turkey necks in the crock pot.
  • Top with diced onion, bell pepper, and garlic cloves (optional).
  • Pour in chicken broth or stock.
  • Add a sprinkle of salt & pepper.
  • Add fresh herbs, if desired.
  • Cover with lid and cook on low heat for 7-8 hours.
  • When finished, turkey necks are ready to enjoy!

Serving Suggestions:

Turkey necks can be enjoyed in many ways! Here are a few ideas:

  • Toss into your favorite chili or soup recipe.
  • Serve with mashed potatoes, gravy, and vegetables.
  • Shred and use as a filling for tacos, burritos, or enchiladas.
  • Add to a plate of macaroni and cheese.

No matter way you choose to enjoy the turkey necks, you’re sure to love the flavor and the ease of cooking them in a crock pot. Enjoy!