Recipe: Crock pot pork loin with balsamic brown sugar drizzle

Written by on March 16, 2012 in Crock Pot, Recipes - 14 Comments

Gracious. I can’t decide which one I love more: my crock pot or Pinterest. Without both, I would not have been able to produce the best pork loin served in this casa in a while. Seriously sweet and savory and juicy and delicious and easy, y’all.

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Crock Pot Pork Loin (adapted from the recipe from Mel’s Kitchen Cafe) Serves 6.

Ingredients

Pork:

  • 2 pounds boneless pork loin
  • 1 tsp ground sage
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup water
Glaze:
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tbs corn starch
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tbs soy sauce
Directions
  1. Dump all of the ingredients for the pork in the crock pot.
  2. Cook on high for four hours.
  3. When the pork is almost finished cooking, combine all of the glaze ingredients in a sauce pan.
  4. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce and let simmer.
  5. Stir occasionally until it thickens.
  6. Remove the pork from the crock pot and shred.
  7. Drizzle the glaze over the pork.

 

 

 

14 Comments on "Recipe: Crock pot pork loin with balsamic brown sugar drizzle"

  1. Andrea March 18, 2012 at 7:56 am · Reply

    Looks yummy! I will have to give it a try!

    • Tricia March 18, 2012 at 10:23 am · Reply

      Dre, it is soooo good. Let me know if how you like it.

  2. Theresa Andersen June 4, 2012 at 9:05 pm · Reply

    Soooo yummy! I made it with 4 boneless loin chops (thick cut) and left them whole, served sauce on the side. THANK YOU!!

    • Tricia June 5, 2012 at 12:30 pm · Reply

      T, that sounds awesome. Might try that next time. xoxo

  3. Charlsie August 5, 2012 at 9:39 pm · Reply

    This is a great dish. The glaze really makes the dish. I will be making it again!!!

    • Tricia August 6, 2012 at 1:46 pm · Reply

      So glad you enjoyed it!

  4. Chrissy February 9, 2013 at 9:45 pm · Reply

    I just made this for dinner and it was amazing! I intend on making this again. No need for any changes, the recipe is perfect just the way it is. I LOVED the glaze!!!

    • Tricia Oakes February 9, 2013 at 10:02 pm · Reply

      So glad you liked it-I make it a lot. Thanks for letting me know you enjoyed it!

  5. Lady Lisa Bear July 22, 2013 at 7:33 am · Reply

    I found your recipe through Pinterest and made it for my husband’s visiting family last night, doubling everything as I had a 4.5 lb pork loin (10 hours on low worked). Everyone loved it and my husband is planning pulled pork sandwiches for later this week. Thank you.

    • Tricia Oakes July 29, 2013 at 10:25 am · Reply

      Thank you so much for letting me know. It really is one of my favorite recipes, and I’m glad you enjoyed it, too!

  6. Connie F September 30, 2013 at 5:45 pm · Reply

    This looks delicious. I am curious. How would you serve this, besides as a pulled pork sandwich or the like? Serve it over rice or noodles? And what kind of sides would accompany this? Thank you in advance.

    • Tricia Oakes October 1, 2013 at 9:27 pm · Reply

      I serve it with sides like broccoli or potatoes. I’ve also served it over a green salad with seasonal veggies. I’ve never put it on a sandwich, but I’m sure it would be delicious to do that as well.

  7. Christy January 3, 2014 at 6:25 pm · Reply

    Just added the glaze to the pork,it smells amazing!! Can’t wait to plate it up!,

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