Healthier Amazing Pork Tenderloin in the Slow Cooker

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  • Published Jul 4th
  • Ready In4h 15m
  • Servings6
  • Calories179
This pork tenderloin soaks up the yummy juices as it cooks. And the juices are healthier in this version of the recipe because we replaced the dry onion soup mix with fresh ingredients.

Healthier Amazing Pork Tenderloin in the Slow Cooker Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Healthier Amazing Pork Tenderloin in the Slow Cooker for 6 servings:

  • 1 (2 pound) pork tenderloin
  • 2 cups onion, sliced
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3/4 cup red wine
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons minced garlic
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste

Healthier Amazing Pork Tenderloin in the Slow Cooker Cooking Instructions

  • Prep15m
  • Cook4h
  • Ready In4h 15m

To cook Healthier Amazing Pork Tenderloin in the Slow Cooker, you need about 15 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Healthier Amazing Pork Tenderloin in the Slow Cooker is about 4 hours , and you can serve your Healthier Amazing Pork Tenderloin in the Slow Cooker within 4 hours 15 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Healthier Amazing Pork Tenderloin in the Slow Cooker easily:

  1. 1 Place pork tenderloin in a slow cooker with sliced onions. Pour water, wine, and soy sauce over top, turning pork to coat. Spread garlic over the pork, leaving as much on top of roast as possible. Sprinkle with pepper. Cover and cook on Low setting, until pork is slightly pink in the center, about 4 hours. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 145 degrees F (63 degrees C).
  2. 2 Serve with cooking liquid on the side as au jus.

Notes

  • Editor's Note:
  • This recipe is a healthier version of Amazing Pork Tenderloin in the Slow Cooker.
  • Partner Tip
  • Try using a Reynolds® slow cooker liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 179 calories; 3.2 grams of fat; 6.4 grams of carbohydrates; 24.7 grams of protein; 65 milligrams of cholesterol; 506 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Feb 1st 2014

    I tried it & so did 14 other people. I also used a pork loin (3 lbs.) I used 1/4 Raspberry Balsamic Vinegar (omitting the red wine)1/2 lg. sliced onion, 31/2 Tb. Low sodium Soy Sauce., 1 ...

  2. May 28th 2013

    Great recipe to use as a base! I would suggest adding spices to it, like thyme and rosemary or cayenne pepper. It is sooo tender and aromatic but a little bland. I will definitely make it ag ...

  3. Aug 23rd 2012

    Great just sliced garlic thin an inserted in loin gave it plenty of flavor along with plenty of pepper This is a keeper an so simple Thanks

  4. Aug 11th 2012

    WONDERFUL. Very very tender, perfect.The house smelled heavenly and it was so good! A couple days later the few leftovers we had I heated up with my favorite bbq sauce and served on toasted ...

  5. Aug 2nd 2012

    This was incredibly tender, but had almost no flavor. It was nearly as bland as baby food and no one in my house would eat it. I ate leftovers by myself for a week with a variety of sauces t ...

  6. Jul 22nd 2012

    Delicious, my new easy to make dinner recipe. I added a little cayenne pepper to the pork tenderloin. My hubby loves this dish too.

  7. Jul 18th 2012

    Yummy and healthier than the other version! I have been making my own dry soup mix for years to reduce the sodium. This is tender and so easy to prepare. Great dish for those days that ar ...

  8. Jun 19th 2012

    Yummo!!! Rather than a tenderloin, I couldn't pass up a pork loin (the ones wrapped in a netting of sorts) and it turned out great. Really tender and flavorful. I did baste it with juices/sa ...

  9. May 29th 2012

    Very good! Great flavor... even the onions were caramelized and wonderful!