Slow Cooker Pork Tenderloin with Figs

 

You can use your slow cooker for this lean cut of meat and still get moist results! The figs plump up in the cooking liquid and it all gets a whirl in the blender for a lush sweet sauce to serve with the pork.

What you will need

2 Pork tenderloins, approx 4 to 5 lbs total, each halved

1 Shallot, minced

2 Garlic cloves, minced

2 ounces Pancetta, cut into small cubes

2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil

1 bunch fresh thyme

10 ounces dried black mission figs, destemmed and chopped

1 cup Sherry or Port

1 cup Chicken Stock

1 cup Hot Water

Salt & Pepper to Taste

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