Crockpot Brown Sugar Balsamic Glazed Pork Tenderloin

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Author Notes: Crockpot
http://laurassweetspot.com/2013/06/12/crockpot-brown-sugar-balsamic-glazed-pork-tenderloin/
Melissa Bossler

Serves 6

  • 2 pounds Pork Tenderloin
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Pepper
  • 1 Clove Garlic; crushed
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1/2 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 2 tablespoons Soy Sauce
  1. Utensils: Measuring Spoons, Measuring Cup, Spoon, Small Bowl, Small Saucepan, Brush
  2. Mix together the seasonings: sage, salt, pepper and garlic, and rub over the tenderloin.
  3. Place ½ cup water in slow cooker.
  4. Place tenderloin in slow cooker.
  5. Cook on low for 6-8 hours.
  6. 1 hour before the roast is finished, mix together the ingredients for the glaze in a small saucepan: brown sugar, cornstarch, balsamic vinegar, water, soy sauce.
  7. Heat over medium and stir until mixture thickens, about 4 minutes.
  8. Brush roast with glaze 2 or 3 times during the last hour of cooking. (For a more caramelized crust: remove from crock pot and place on aluminum lined sheet pan, glaze, and set under broiler for 1-2 minutes until bubbly and caramelized. Repeat 2 to 3 more times until desired crust is achieved.)
  9. Serve with remaining glaze on the side.

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about 1 month ago jennifer

The pork was SOOO tender! Loved this recipe!

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about 1 month ago Ruth Anne Wheeler

I made this and we loved it. So tender.

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about 1 month ago Nicole Harris

I cooked it 6 hours in the slow cooker. Then put it in glass baking dish.. glazed it, transferred it to the oven for 10 minutes, then i turned the broiler on low for 15 minutes and glazed it ever 3 minutes.. DELISH!!!!!!

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3 months ago Deb Basa Lutz

I just tried this today and LOVE it!

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6 months ago flavoristabarr

I just did what Belina suggested. Seems to be ok. The tenderloin is a little gamey and I wonder if that's due to the speed? I haven't made it slow so can't confirm.

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7 months ago Belina g

What are your thoughts on speeding up the slow cooker time to 4 hours?