Slow Cooker Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours in slow cooker
Anything wrapped in bacon is sure to be good, right?

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 2 - lb(s) pork tenderloin
  • 2 - Tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 - tsp minced garlic
  • 1 - tsp salt
  • 4 - slices bacon
  • Side: - salad**
  • Side: - mashed potatoes**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. In a small bowl, mix the brown sugar, minced garlic and salt. Press this mixture onto the top of the pork tenderloin. Wrap the pork tenderloin in the bacon slices, either wrapped all the way around, or criss-crossed and laid on top of the pork tenderloin.
  2. Carefully place into the slow cooker and set the slow cooker on low and cook for 4 hours. If cooking from partially frozen, cook for 8 hours on low.
  3. If needed, turn on the broiler on high and place the pork tenderloin and bacon underneath for 1-2 minutes to ‘crisp up’ the bacon slices.
  4. Prepare the mashed potatoes.
  5. Prepare the salad.
  6. Serve Slow Cooker Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin with salad and mashed potatoes.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. In a small bowl, mix 4 Tbsp brown sugar, 4 tsp minced garlic and 2 tsp salt.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • 2 lb. pork tenderloin
  • Half of the prepared rub
  • 4 slices bacon, wrapped around the tenderloin

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to the slow cooker and cooking as directed.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when served with gluten-free sides.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Slow Cooker Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and add content of baggie to slow cooker. Slow cook on low for 4 hours. If cooking from partially frozen, slow cook on low for 8 hours.
Serve with mashed potatoes and salad.