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brown sugar balsamic

Balsamic Brown Sugar Glazed Pork Tenderloin

A delicious way to make pork tenderloin in the slow cooker.
Course Dinner
Keyword balsamic vinegar, brown sugar, Pork, pork tenderloin
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Lynn / Turnips 2 Tangerines


  • 1/2 tsp  ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp  garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp  chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup  low sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 lbs  lean pork tenderloin
  • 1/4 cup  brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup  balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp  soy sauce


  • Mix together the seasonings; ground cumin, garlic powder, chili powder, salt, pepper and 2 T brown sugar. Rub over the tenderloin.
  • Place 1/2 cup chicken broth in slow cooker, followed by the minced garlic and pork tenderloin. Cook on low for 6 to 8 hours.
  • 2 hours before pork tenderloin has finished cooking, whisk together in a small saucepan; brown sugar, cornstarch, balsamic vinegar, soy sauce and 2 T water from slow cooker.
  • Heat over medium and stir until mixture thickens, about 4 minutes.
  • Brush tenderloin with glaze every 15 minutes during last 1-1/2 hours of cooking. 
  • Serve with remaining glaze on the side or drizzle over tenderloin before serving.


Balsamic Vinegar used in this recipe: Antica Italia Aged Italian Balsamic Vinegar