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Bacon and Goat Cheese Stuffed Pork Tenderloin
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Slow Cooker Bacon and Goat Cheese Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

This Slow Cooker Bacon and Goat Cheese Stuffed Pork Tenderloin is a wonderful addition to any dinner accompanied with a nice warm, sweet, buttery, savory sauce. 
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 7 hours 10 minutes
Total Time 7 hours 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 346kcal

Ingredients

Roast:

  • 1 ½ pounds pork tenderloin
  • 3 strips bacon cooked crispy
  • 4 ounces goat cheese sliced or crumbled
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • teaspoon pepper

Browned Butter sauce:

  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • ½ cup apricot preserves
  • ½ teaspoon dried sage
  • ½ teaspoon salt

Instructions

Roast:

  • Cook bacon in microwave for about 1 minute per slice (or per your preferred method) until crispy
  • Drain and let cool
  • Butterfly pork roast (see description above)
  • Place bacon strips, cheese, and honey down center of pork and roll
  • Secure with twine or toothpicks
  • Place roast in crock and sprinkle with thyme, salt and pepper
  • Cook over on low for 6-8 hours until pork is fully cooked

Browned Butter Sauce (complete when ready to serve):

  • Cut cold butter into 6 slices
  • Place in skillet over medium high heat
  • Whisk as butter melts and starts to develop little brown specs and a nutty smell
  • Quickly whisk in sage and salt and remove from heat before it begins to burn
  • Whisk in apricot preserves
  • Pour over cooked and sliced pork and serve

Notes

I made this in my 5 quart slow cooker on low for about 7 hours

Nutrition

Calories: 346kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 119mg | Sodium: 592mg | Potassium: 467mg | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 545IU | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 1.6mg