Maple and Balsamic Glazed Pork Loin

My number one most popular recipe on this blog is the Brown Sugar and Balsamic Glazed Pork Loin and for good reason, it is easy (hello, crockpot) and insanely good. However, I have pretty much kicked refined sugar to the curb and I wanted to make a 21 Day Fix friendly version. After a little experimentation I came up with a new twist on the old favorite and, trust me, it is JUST as good!

Ingredients: 

1-2 lb pork tenderloin
2 tsp ground sage
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1 garlic clove, minced
1/4 – 1/2 cup of water (use 1/4 if you have a 1lb tenderloin, 1/2 if it is 2 lbs)

For the glaze:

3 tbsp maple syrup
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
1 tbsp cornstarch
2 tbsp coconut aminos (or low-sodium soy sauce)

Directions:

Combine sage, salt, pepper and garlic in a small bowl. Prepare loin by trimming any fat and patting dry with paper towels. Rub the sage mixture over all sides of the pork. Place in crock pot with 1/4-1/2 cup water. Cook on low for 6-8 hours.

About 1 hour before roast is done, whisk together ingredients for glaze in small sauce pan. Heat and stir until mixture thickens. Brush the pork with the glaze 2 or 3 times during the last hour of cooking. Serve with remaining glaze on the side.

6-10 servings. 21 Day Fix: measure out with your red container and count as one red serving.

This is fabulous served with brussels sprouts and mashed cauliflower.

See printable recipe card below.

21 Day Fix Maple and Balsamic Glazed Pork

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Crockpot Maple and Balsamic Glazed Pork Loin
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Servings Prep Time
8 10 minutes
Cook Time
6-8 hours
Servings Prep Time
8 10 minutes
Cook Time
6-8 hours
Crockpot Maple and Balsamic Glazed Pork Loin
Print Recipe
Servings Prep Time
8 10 minutes
Cook Time
6-8 hours
Servings Prep Time
8 10 minutes
Cook Time
6-8 hours
Ingredients
Glaze
Servings:
Instructions
  1. Combine sage, salt, pepper and garlic in a small bowl.
  2. Prepare loin by trimming any fat and patting dry with paper towels.
  3. Rub the sage mixture over all sides of the pork. Place in crock pot with 1/4-1/2 cup water. Cook on low for 6-8 hours.
  4. About 1 hour before roast is done, whisk together ingredients for glaze in small sauce pan. Heat and stir until mixture thickens.
  5. Brush the pork with the glaze 2 or 3 times during the last hour of cooking. Serve with remaining glaze on the side.
Recipe Notes

This is fabulous with brussels sprouts and mashed cauliflower.

21 Day Fix: measure out with your red container and count as one red serving

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