Plum Pork Tenderloin
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Plum Pork Tenderloin {Slow Cooker Version}

Plum Pork Tenderloin

Plum Pork Tenderloin.

More and more I hear friends and coworkers grumbling about deciding ‘What’s for Dinner.’  It seems to stem mostly from lack of time to prepare and/or lack of inspiration.  On occasion Lemony Thyme finds herself in a similar predicament.  That’s exactly what sent me to Cooking Light in search of slow cooker recipes, where I found this Plum Pork Tenderloin recipe.

Plum Pork Tenderloin

Not only is this Plum Pork Tenderloin made in a slow cooker while you are out busy doing what you do, but it also turns into amazing with only 5 ingredients.  I think Cooking Light deserves extra credit for that!!

We served this Asian inspired pork tenderloin with jasmine rice and steamed snow peas and carrots.  You’ll find this dish yields a lovely almost tart sauce with hints of cinnamon and allspice.  It’s really wonderful spooned over the pork and rice.  The recipe can easily be doubled to serve you and seven of your closest friends.  Enjoy!

Plum Pork Tenderloin
Plum Pork Tenderloin

Plum Pork Tenderloin {Slow Cooker Version}

Cooking Light
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours
Servings 4
Calories 199 kcal


  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. allspice
  • 1 1-pound pork tenderloin
  • 1/2 cup bottled plum sauce
  • 2 plums each cut into 6 wedges
  • 1/2 cup water


  • Combine cinnamon and allspice and rub over pork. Place pork in slow cooker and top with plum sauce, water, and plum wedges. Cover and cook on high for 4 hours or low for 8 hours.


Per serving (1/4th pork with sauce) = 5 WW Pts+
The plum pork tenderloin yields a wonderful sauce. It’s delicious served with jasmine rice and a side of snow peas, which adds 4 WW Pts+.


  • Allie

    I am looking at your recipe for the Plum Pork Tenderloin and curious exactly what is “plum sauce”…how is that different than plum jelly? where in the store would I find plum sauce?

    • libby

      Hi Allie. Plum Sauce is jarred in the Asian food section of the supermarket. It’s different than jam. Has a tangy sweet flavor.

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