Friday, February 12, 2010

Cranberry Mustard Pork Tenderloin

This is BY FAR, my favorite pork tenderloin recipe to date. It is simple enough for a weeknight meal, but special enough for company. Pork tenderloin is a healthy and inexpensive cut of meat. I usually get the 2 pack at Costco, so I always have one waiting in the wings. Don't let the combination of ingredients or their simpleness freak you out, I think the flavor fairies do a little dance on this while in the crock pot because it turns into something SPECTACULAR!!! Please, please, please, listen to Siggy Spice and do yourself a favor, make this very soon!
  • 2 - 1 pound pork tenderloins. In case you have never bought them before, there is usually 2 in one pack.
  • 1 can whole cranberry sauce, 14-16 ounce can, depending what your grocery store carries
  • 1/3 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 TBSP salt
  • 1 tsp fresh ground pepper
Trim your pork tenderloin of any of the silver "stuff" that may be left on the meat. Rinse under water and place in a crock pot. In a medium bowl, combine cranberry sauce, mustard, brown sugar, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Pour sauce over pork. Put lid on crock pot and cook on high for 1 hour, then lower the heat to low setting and let cook an additional 4 hours.
ENJOY! Leave a comment and let me hear about your love for this delectable dish!

Recipe Source:  The Recipe Club

This recipe linked at:
 Mommy's Kitchen Sunday Potluck
This Chick Cooks
Eat at Home


  1. Umm it looks so good and such a pretty photo. I have been waiting for this recipe.

  2. Tina - I am SO anxious to see how you like the pork :) Thinking of you in the snow today!

  3. Okay, Siggy, I trusted you on this... even though the ingredients might have appeared to be a little "funky". Indeed they all did their dance in the crock pot and it was absolutely delicious! I got busy and left it in the crockpot an extra hour but it fared well. yummmmm....
    ~ Vicki

  4. This looks delicious! I'll have to try it.

  5. Trying this too!!!! My husband will love it~!