Cooking Time:4-5 Hours on Low
Ingredients2 lb. Pork Tenderloin(s)
3 Medium Apples, peeled & sliced
1 Sweet Onion, sliced
1 T. Spicy Mustard
1 T. Minced Garlic
1 T. Canola, Peanut or Coconut Oil (best for high heat)
Salt & Pepper to taste
1 tsp. Dried Sage or more to your liking
1 cup Chicken Broth
1/2 cup. White Wine
I am a big fan or Pork Tenderloin and I’m always dreaming up new ways to Crock it. Apple Sage Pork Tenderloin is my new favorite tenderloin preparation!
On a recent restaurant outing I had a dish with sausage, apple and sage and it was amazing. I was reminded how much I love sage and apples together so I thought I’d combine it with pork tenderloin. (I enjoy pork tenderloin since it’s lean and tasty yet subtle enough to let the apples & sage flavor the dish.) The results were great and my husband even gave it two thumbs up!
- Salt & Pepper the pork tenderloin
- Heat oil in a large skillet
- Sear the tenderloins in the skillet over medium-high heat (optional step but I feel it locks in the juices better this way)
- Place apple and onion slices a in a 5-6 quart slow cooker.
- Rub the tenderloins with spicy mustard and garlic, Place on top of apples & onions in the slow cooker.
- Pour in the chicken broth and sprinkle 1 tsp. of dried sage over top.
- Cover & Crock on LOW for 4-5 hours or until pork has reached your desired doneness.
- Remove pork from slow cooker and set aside.
- Pour sauce, apples and onions in a skillet over medium-high heat to thicken. Stir in remaining sage.
- Add 1/2 – 1 cup of white wine and reduce sauce by 1/2
- Slice pork and serve over apple-onion sauce mix.
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Recipe says “1 T. sage” but instructions say “1 t.” ???
So sorry Susan, it is 1 tsp, but if you like sage and would like to add more your certainly can. Thank you for sending me the message, and I have corrected the posting. Happy Crocking!
Can this be prepared ahead and frozen before putting it in the crockpot?
Hi Kelly, I have not done that, but please make this recipe your own, I am sure it will still turn out great! Enjoy!
Use redds apple beer instead of wine and broth. Adds flavor. Carbonation tenderizes and beer carmelizes Much better recipe