Yield: 8 servings

Balsamic Pork Tenderloin Recipe

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 10 minutes

Pork tenderloin cooked to perfection in the slow cooker is all you need for a dinner that's as easy as it is delicious. 


For the Pork:

  • 2 pork tenderloins (about 3 pounds total)
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 teaspoon ground sage
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3 cloves garlic, pressed
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

For the glaze

  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 Tablespoon cornstarch
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons soy sauce


  1. In a large crockpot, lay tenderloins on bottom. Rub sage, salt and pepper on top. Pour ½ cup water in bottom of pot and add the pressed garlic. Cover and cook on low for about 6 hours.
  2. In small microwave safe bowl, mix ½ cup water with brown sugar, cornstarch, balsamic vinegar and soy sauce. Heat for 1 minute, whisk and heat an additional minute. Mixture should be thickened. Pour half of mixture over pork tenderloins and continue cooking an additional hour (or two).
  3. With remaining glaze, you can keep it until ready to serve then pour warmed glaze over tenderloins, shred and enjoy.


  • Pork- can also use pork shoulder, loin, or pork butt in place of the tenderloins.
  • See blog post for more recipe tips and tricks.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 90Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 16mgSodium: 529mgCarbohydrates: 14gFiber: 0gSugar: 12gProtein: 6g

*Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a registered dietitian for special diet advice.

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