Eating Healthy – Recipe: Pork Tenderloin in the Slow Cooker

by Stacey Werner on 10.26.2011 · 10 comments

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Juicy pork tenderloin in the slow cooker #recipe

I am constantly looking for slow cooker recipes that are easy and healthy. Sometimes when you find a slow cooker recipe, it will have 20 ingredients or considerable prep time. I want to throw ingredients in and enjoy the meal later in the day…no hassle. Here is one of my favorite slow cooker recipes:

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Pork Tenderloin in the Slow Cooker
Nutrition Information
  • Serves: 6
  • Calories: 291
  • Fat: 9 g
  • Carbohydrates: 2 g
  • Fiber: <1 g
  • Protein: 43 g
  • Cholesterol: 119 mg
Recipe type: Main
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Low prep - gotta love it!
  • 1 (2 lb) pork tenderloin
  • 1 (1 oz) envelope dry onion soup mix
  • 1 cup water
  • ¾ cup red wine
  • 3 TBS minced garlic
  • 3 TBS soy sauce
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste
  1. Place pork tenderloin in a slow cooker with the contents of the soup packet.
  2. Pour water, wine, and soy sauce over the top, turning the pork to coat.
  3. Carefully spread garlic over the pork, leaving as much on top of the roast during cooking as possible.
  4. Sprinkle with pepper, cover, and cook on low setting for 4 hours.
  5. Serve with cooking liquid on the side as au jus.

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What a great source of protein!!! Have you tried this recipe?  What did you think?

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Elena November 1, 2011 at 5:44 pm

I love pork tenderloin! Thank you for the recipe!


Holly Hennessy Swint January 9, 2012 at 11:22 pm

We only make pork in our crock pot. It melts in your mouth! We usually make Pork BBQ and eat on it for a few days. Thank you for the recipe so we can try something new!


Cricket @ Thrifty Texas Penny January 22, 2012 at 2:39 pm

I think I’m going to try this one this week. It’s a slight variation of my onion garlic pork chops. I’ll have to figure out something else other than wine though, since we don’t drink it or stock it LOL. Thanks for sharing this on the Dishing It Up recipe hop!


Stacey January 22, 2012 at 8:14 pm

Cricket, I found this website that gives substitutions for alcohol in recipes…hope it helps!


Anne September 12, 2014 at 12:28 pm

The recipe looks wonderful! However, it looks like the piece of meat is pork loin, not tenderloin. I’ve been buying tenderloin for many many years and very rarely seen one bigger than 1 1/2 lb. The two cuts of meat are not the same thing. Is it a piece of pork loin?


Stacey Werner September 15, 2014 at 11:30 am

It is a pork tenderloin. I find them at that size at most grocery stores. Hope you enjoy the recipe!


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