Pineapple Pork Tenderloin

“This is the tastiest roast I've ever made! I found the recipe on southernfood.about.com and modified it to be more flavorful. I couldn't resist sharing something this tasty.”
READY IN:
8hrs 10mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Trim the tenderloin.
  2. Place tenderloin in crockpot.
  3. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Combine 8 oz of pineapple, 1/4 cup of the pineapple juice, brown sugar, soy sauce, garlic, and basil.
  5. Pour over tenderloin.
  6. Cover and cook on low for six hours.
  7. Remove the pineapple (as it will be well on its way to brown and dried) and top the roast with the remaining 8 oz of pineapple and green peppers.
  8. Cook on low for another two hours.
  9. Remove the roast, green pepper and pineapple, and drain the juice into a saucepan.
  10. Return the roast, peppers and pineapple to the crockpot.
  11. Skim as much fat as possible from the reserve liquid, and add water until there's 1 1/2 cups.
  12. Stir the cornstarch into the remaining 1/2 cup of pineapple juice.
  13. Add this mixture to the reserve liquid and cook until thickened.
  14. Pour over roast.
  15. Serve with rice or noodles.

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