Crock Pot Pork Tenderloin with Balsamic Sauce

Slow Cooker Pork Tenderloin

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With just a little more than a handful of ingredients and a few hours you can make this mouthwatering Crock Pot Pork Tenderloin with Balsamic Sauce.



  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 1/4 lb pork tenderloin
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons cold water


  1. Season tenderloin with salt and pepper. Heat canola oil in large skillet over medium heat.  Brown the tenderloin on all sides and then place in slow cooker.  In same skillet melt butter over low heat.  Add  minced garlic; cook for 1 minute.  Whisk in balsamic vinegar and brown sugar; cook until sugar is dissolved.  Pour over pork tenderloin.
  2. Cook on low for about 3.5-4 hours basting every hour with the balsamic sauce  Test to see if done after 3 hours by inserting a meat thermometer into the center.  It is done when it reaches 145 degrees. Turn the crock pot to high the last 15 minutes of cooking.
  3. Remove pork tenderloin, plate it and cover it.  Blend cornstarch and water.  Whisk the cornstarch mixture into the juices left in the crock pot. Cover crock pot and cook for 10-15 fifteen minutes to thicken.  Slice the pork tenderloin and serve with the warm balsamic sauce

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