Slow-Cooker Apple Maple Pork Tenderloin

Ambrosia apples and pork tenderloinIngredients:

  • 1 lb nugget potatoes
  • 1 lb baby carrots
  • 1 Ambrosia apple, cored and sliced
  • 1.5 lb Pork tenderloin
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/2 tbsp cold water



Arrange potatoes at the bottom of a slow cooker, then add carrots, followed by apple slices. Place the pork tenderloin on top. In a measuring cup, combine maple syrup, Dijon mustard, soy sauce, balsamic vinegar, and garlic. Pour the sauce over the contents of the slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours.

Remove meat, vegetables and apples from the slow cooker with a slotted spoon and keep them warm in a covered dish. Pour the juices from the slow cooker into a saucepan.  In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and water. Whisk the cornstarch mixture into the juices in the saucepan. Bring to a boil continue to whisk until the gravy has thickened slightly.

Slice the pork and serve with the carrots, potatoes and apples. Pour gravy on top.

Ambrosia Apples