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Slow-Cooker Pork Tenderloin with Bacon and Mushroom Gravy

slow-cooker pork tenderloin with bacon and mushroom gravy Entree
Slow-Cooker Pork Tenderloin with Bacon and Mushroom Gravy
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 4 hr 0 min
  • Servings 6

This delicious slow-cooker tenderloin dinner is accompanied by an irresistible bacon and mushroom gravy, wonderful for serving on top of pork and mashed potatoes. MORE+ LESS-

September 12, 2017

Ingredients

4
slices applewood smoked bacon, chopped
1
package (8 oz) baby bella mushrooms, sliced
2
teaspoons finely chopped garlic (about 2 cloves)
1
pork tenderloin (1 1/4 lb), trimmed of silver skin
1/4
teaspoon pepper
3
tablespoons butter
1
can (18 oz) Progresso™ Vegetable Classics creamy mushroom soup
1
tablespoon chopped fresh sage leaves
2
teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary leaves
1
tablespoon cornstarch
1
tablespoon water
Additional chopped fresh sage leaves and rosemary leaves for garnish, if desired
Betty Crocker™ roasted garlic mashed potato mix, prepared as directed on package, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Spray 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In 10-inch skillet, cook bacon over medium heat 12 to 14 minutes or until bacon is crispy and browned. With slotted spoon, transfer cooked bacon to paper towel-lined plate. Add mushrooms to skillet with bacon drippings; cook over medium heat 5 to 6 minutes or until mushrooms are tender. Add garlic; cook 30 to 60 seconds or until fragrant. Transfer mixture to medium bowl.
  • 2
    Season pork tenderloin with pepper. Heat 1 tablespoon of the butter in skillet; add pork and cook 1 to 2 minutes on each side or until browned. Transfer pork to slow cooker. Add cooked bacon, soup, sage and rosemary to mushroom mixture in bowl; mix well. Pour on top of pork in slow cooker.
  • 3
    Cover; cook on Low heat setting 3 to 3 1/2 hours or until thermometer inserted in center of pork reads at least 145°F. Remove from slow cooker to cutting board; cover and keep warm.
  • 4
    In small bowl, mix cornstarch and water; stir into mushroom gravy in slow cooker. Cover; cook on High heat setting 15 to 20 minutes or until bubbly and thickened. Stir in remaining 2 tablespoons butter.
  • 5
    Slice pork and serve with mushroom gravy. Garnish with additional chopped sage and rosemary. Serve with mashed potatoes.

Expert Tips

  • Betty Crocker™ mashed potatoes is a great side dish to serve with this slow-cooker pork.
  • Cooked green beans are a great addition to complete your meal.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
280
Calories from Fat
160
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
27%
Saturated Fat
7g
37%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
80mg
27%
Sodium
460mg
19%
Potassium
470mg
14%
Total Carbohydrate
7g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
1g
Protein
25g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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