Spiced Pork Tenderloin
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours in slow cooker
Amazing flavors of the fall and winter will brighten up your home and your palate. This spiced pork tenderloin is perfect for a busy weeknight, or to serve to holiday or dinner party guests. Enjoy!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 2 - lb(s) pork tenderloin
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 1 - small white onion(s)
  • 2 - ripe pears
  • 1/2 - cup(s) apple juice
  • 1 - tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 - tsp ground allspice
  • Side: - salad**
  • Side: - mashed sweet potatoes**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Slice the white onion. Peel and slice the pears.
  2. Place the pork tenderloin into the base of the slow cooker. Season with salt and pepper. Add the sliced onion and sliced pears over the top. Pour the apple juice around the pork and then sprinkle the cinnamon and allspice over the top.
  3. Set the slow cooker on low and cook for 8 hours. Once cooked, slice the pork and serve with spiced juices from the slow cooker.
  4. Prepare the mashed sweet potatoes.
  5. Prepare the salad.
  6. Serve Spiced Pork Tenderloin with mashed sweet potatoes and salad.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Slice 2 white onions.
  2. Peel and slice 4 pears into small wedges.

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

  • 2 lb. pork tenderloin
  • Salt and pepper
  • Half of the sliced onion
  • Half of the sliced pears
  • 1/2 cup apple juice
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground allspice

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, adding 1/2 to 1 cup of water and cooking on low for 8 hours.

Special notes

If your slow cooker runs hot or dries out other meals, add 1/2 to 1 cup of water to slow cooker before cooking.

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

Spiced Pork Tenderloin

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and add content of baggie to slow cooker. Add 1/2 to 1 cup of water and slow cook on low for 8 hours.
Serve with mashed sweet potatoes and salad.