Crockpot Brown Sugar Balsamic Glazed Pork Tenderloin
An easy meal, that the crockpot cooks for you. The pork is juicy and tender, and the sweet glaze tops it all off.
2 pounds Pork tenderloin
1 teaspoon Ground sage
½ teaspoon Salt
¼ teaspoon Pepper
1 clove Garlic; crushed
½ cup Water
½ cup Brown sugar
1 tablespoon Cornstarch
¼ cup Balsamic Vinegar
½ cup Water
2 tablespoons Soy sauce
Step 1. Mix together the seasonings: sage, salt, pepper and garlic.
Step 2. Rub over tenderloin. Place ½ cup water in slow cooker; place tenderloin in slow cooker.
Step 3. Cook on low for 6-8 hours.
Step 4. 1 hour before the roast is finished, mix together the ingredients for the glaze in a small sauce pan: brown sugar, cornstarch, balsamic vinegar, water, soy sauce.
Step 5. Heat over medium and stir until mixture thickens, about 4 minutes.
Step 6. Brush roast with glaze 2 or 3 times during the last hour of cooking. (For a more caramelized crust: remove from crockpot 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.