I love to bake, but I hate to cook. The only recipes you’ll find around here are those that have received Kaufman approval all around – quick and easy, “normal” enough for three young kids, and tasty – like this super easy pulled pork. I have such little interest in cooking that I have no idea how frequently or infrequently a new recipe will be posted… but I know there might be some of you out there who sympathize. The rest of you will want to get your dinner inspiration elsewhere. 🙂
Adapted from every pulled pork recipe I’ve ever found, because none tasted perfect to me. Until now.
- 1 tsp dried sage
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 1 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp pepper
- 2 1/2 lb pork tenderloin
- 1 1/2 cup water, divided as below
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 2 tbsp corn starch
- 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
- 3 tbsp soy sauce
- Combine sage, garlic powder, salt and pepper; rub on pork.
- Place tenderloin in a 5- to 7-quart slow cooker and pour 1/2 cup water in.
- Cover and cook on low 7-8 hours.
- Combine brown sugar, corn starch, 1 cup water, vinegar and soy sauce in saucepan.
- Bring to a boil.
- Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until sauce thickens.
- Remove pork and let rest for 10 minutes.
- Shred meat; mix in balsamic glaze.
Serve with vegetables of choice.
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