Slow Cooker Apple Cider Pork Tenderloin

"Slow cooker apple cider pork tenderloin is the perfect fall dinner recipe! Made with savory fall spices, apples, carrots, sweet potatoes and topped with apple cider gravy."
-- @winealittlecookalot
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Prep time 10mins
Cook time 8hrs
Serves or Makes: 6

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  • 2 pounds pork tenderloin
  • 1 cup carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cups apples, peeled, cored, and sliced thin
  • 2 large sweet potatoes, cut into chunks
  • 1 yellow onion, sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon fresh rosemary, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon fresh sage, or 1 teaspoon ground sage
  • 1 1/2 cups apple cider
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup brandy, optional
  • 2 tablepoons cornstarch


  • Step 1

    Place carrots, apples, sweet potatoes, onion and garlic in bottom of crockpot. Place pork tenderloin on top. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

  • Step 2

    Mix together spices, apple cider, Worcestershire sauce and brandy (if using) in a small bowl.

  • Step 3

    Pour over pork and vegetables. Stir gently to combine.

  • Step 4

    Cover and cook on low 6-8 hours or high 4 hours (or until pork falls apart and vegetables are tender).

  • Step 5

    Once done, use a ladle to strain out as much liquid as you can into a medium saucepan. Whisk in cornstarch and bring to low boil over medium-high heat. Turn down to low and simmer 5-6 minutes until slightly thickened to a gravy-like consistency.

  • Step 6

    Slice pork and serve with vegetables and apple cider gravy.

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