Slow Cooker Mississippi Pork Tenderloin is one of the most flavorful pork dishes you’ll ever make. Whether made with roast, loin, chops, or pulled pork, tenderness is guaranteed. All it takes is just 6 ingredients and let the magic begin!
Slow Cooker Mississippi Pork Tenderloin
For all the pork lovers out there, listen up. Have I got a fabulous slow cooker pork tenderloin for you! So juicy and tender, it will make you buckle at the knees!
If this pork recipe is new to you, you’re in for a comforting dish that’s easy to prepare and a delight to taste. You’ll soon discover this slow cooker pork tenderloin is one you’ll want to make often. The proof is in the pork, not in the pudding.
Actually, the proof is the look on my husband’s face when he takes the first bite of this slow cooker pork tenderloin.
The same goes for my son, Patrick. For him, I add a little hot sauce to his portion of the gravy. As many of you know, he can’t live without hot sauce. Or so it seems.
He piles on the gravy like there’s no tomorrow. And when the pork and mashed potatoes are all gone, he sops the rest up with bread. Not a thing is left. His plate is so clean and shiny, I practically don’t need to wash it! Of course, I do. But you get my point.
Patrick’s enthusiasm and appetite for slow cooker pork tenderloin is a sight to behold. It puts a smile on my face just thinking about it. Moments like these turn into cherished memories.
With just 6 ingredients, you can turn pork into something terrific. Sometimes less is more, and that’s definitely the case here.
Most recipes require some tweaking, but not with this pork tenderloin recipe! There’s not much to it really and that’s the beauty of it. A packet of gravy mix and dried ranch dressing is enough to pack the pork with a punch of flavor. Pepperoncini peppers gives it that little extra nudge too. And don’t discount the butter. Butter makes everything taste better. That’s a fact.
Slow cooker pork tenderloin is ideal for those busy weeknights. It takes just minutes to put the ingredients together. While you’re at work, the slow cooker or crock pot does most of the work, and dinner is just about ready when you come home.
As I said, it’s the sauce that makes Mississippi pork tenderloin come to life. Like the icing on a cake or the cherry on top of a sundae, only we’re talking savory here. And it’s absolutely fabulous over top of rice or mashed potatoes.
For those that follow this blog, you know how crazy I am about gravy and sauces! So, if you feel the same way, then read on, my friend!
What is a Mississippi Pot Roast?
Judging by the name of this post, it should come as no surprise, this recipe originated from in Mississippi.
Since this recipe calls for pepperoncini peppers, it gives this dish a touch of spice, but it’s not hot at all. The intention is deep flavor and the creator of this dish delivered on that!
You don’t need to be a brilliant cook to make Mississippi pot roast. It’s a no-brainer.
Called Mississippi pot roast, it was traditionally made with beef chuck roast, but it will work with just about any meat you can think of.
Although this specific recipe calls for pork chops, pulled pork or pork roast, beef roast, and chicken breasts are delicious choices. There’s no right or wrong.
And you can also thank the slow cooker for doing all the hard work. Ultimately, you end up with a warm and hearty meal that’s unforgettable.
Family and friends ask me about this dish all the time. Try it yourself and you may be nudged into making Mississippi pot roast on a regular basis.
Can you make Mississippi Roast with Pork?
You bet! For now, the focus is on pork. With simple ingredients and just a few steps to follow, you can transform plain pork into a Mississippi loin roast dish that’s truly remarkable!
Easy to follow, it’s one of the tastiest pork dishes I’ve ever had the pleasure of making and eating. My family and friends can attest to that as well. So, give it a go. What have you got to lose?
What are Pepperoncini Peppers?
A Pepperoncini pepper is sort of like a cross between a banana and bell pepper, but not quite. Originally from Greece and Italy, it’s a pepper unto its own. Generally mild with a hint of spice, it’s the ideal ingredient for slow-cooking Mississippi pork tenderloin.
Slow Cooker Mississippi Pork Tenderloin Recipe
The first time I followed this slow cooker Mississippi pork roast recipe, I was ecstatic at how well the pork turned out. Again, I can’t say enough about what a packet of gravy, dried ranch seasoning, pepperoncini peppers, and a little butter can bring do. They bring out flavors of pork you didn’t know existed.
My newfound upbeat friend and taste tester, Enzo mentioned how crazy he was over pork. As he began to rhyme off how many different ways his mom used to make it, I stopped him mid-sentence and said I had a pork tenderloin recipe he might want to try. To my surprise, he didn’t own a slow cooker and so, I lent him mine.
Within a week Enzo was back with my slow cooker, clean and empty. He couldn’t say enough good things about this Mississippi pork dish. He had tweaked this pork tenderloin recipe to his liking by adding some onions, garlic, and a few of his favorite spices. I thought that was a great idea.
Enzo promised to invite Renate and me the next time he made crock pot Mississippi pork. We’re still waiting for the invitation. I’m sure it will happen someday soon.
From my kitchen to yours, here are my ingredients that can turn pork into something really special.
Slow Cooker Mississippi Pork Tenderloin Ingredients
It only takes a handful of ingredients to make this delicious Mississippi pork roast. It’s an incredibly easy recipe that uses seasoning packets to make everything simpler and relies on those seasonings plus slow cooking to produce a tender pork roast that can be used for Mississippi pork chops or Mississippi pulled pork, as well, depending on how you choose to serve it. Take a look at the ingredients below, and you’ll see how simple they are.
- pork tenderloin
- packet pork gravy mix
- packet dried ranch seasoning
- unsalted butter
- pepperoncini peppers
Serve slow cooker Mississippi pork to the judges and jury in your life, and let them decide for themselves. I’m pretty sure I know what the verdict will be.
How to Make Slow Cooker Mississippi Pork Tenderloin
Making this delicious Mississippi pork loin roast is as easy as the ingredient list. It only takes a few minutes of prep to get this Mississippi pork roast ready to go. After that, you’ll simply let your slow cooker do it’s thing until you’re ready to enjoy a big plate of delicious, tender pork that will knock your socks off. You’ll find the complete recipe along with times and amounts in the recipe card below, but this overview will give you an idea of how simple this recipe really is.
- Place the pork tenderloin into the bottom of the slow cooker.
- Pour the water over top.
- Sprinkle the gravy mix evenly over the pork.
- Scatter the ranch seasoning evenly over the pork.
- Place sliced butter on top of the pork.
- Add the peppers over the top and around the pork.
- Place the lid on top and cook for 3-4 hours on low or 2-3 hours on high.
- The pork is done when it reaches an internal temperature of 160°F.
- Slice the pork and serve the liquid as gravy.
Mississippi Pork Loin Roast
I can’t say enough good things about the Mississippi pork loin roast. It speaks for itself. From the time it hits your tongue, you know you’re in for something really special!
Now you’re cooking and it’s looking good.
Mississippi Pork Chops
No doubt, the Mississippi pork loin roast is tender and juicy. But don’t discount Mississippi pork chops. They’re guaranteed to be just as good as pork loin. Maybe even better, depending on how you like your pork. It’s those ingredients and the magic of the slow cooker that does the trick.
Mississippi Pulled Pork
Although these pictures show sliced pork, feel free to pull it apart and make Mississippi pulled pork like no other. Pile pulled pork and gravy over top of bread or a bun and lunch is served!
I’ve made messy pork Mississippi style on many occasions and have got a thumbs up every time.
What do I serve with Slow Cooker Mississippi Tenderloin?
Besides mash potatoes or rice, slow cooker Mississippi can be served with any vegetable your heart desires. Carrots, broccoli, cauliflower, peas, corn, asparagus, and green or yellow beans, just to name a few. A side salad would also be nice. Whatever you decide, the meal is sure to satisfy even the pickiest of eaters.
Storing Slow Cooker Mississippi Pork Tenderloin
This delicious Mississippi pork roast will keep well in the refrigerator for up to four days in an air-tight container. For longer storage, you can freeze it for up to two months in an air-tight, freezer-safe container or in heavy-duty freezer bags. To defrost, simply put it in the refrigerator for about a day to slowly defrost and then heat it up in the oven or microwave.
Slow Cooker Mississippi Pork Tenderloin is Amazing
And you need to make it. Seriously, this Mississippi pork loin roast is one of the best things you’ll ever eat, and it’s so ridiculously easy to cook, you’ll find yourself making it again and again. What’s even better you can serve it up as Mississippi pork chops or as Mississippi pulled pork, too. It’s so tender when it comes out of the crock pot, it’s easy to shred. Or simply cut it into slices. However you choose to serve it, one thing’s for sure – everyone will love it. Give it a try and I think you’ll agree that it’s one of the best pork tenderloin recipes around!
Slow Cooker Mississippi Pork Tenderloin
- Slow Cooker
- 1 pound pork tenderloin
- 1 cup water
- 1 pkt pork gravy mix
- 1 pkt dried ranch seasoning
- 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, thinly sliced
- 4-8 pepperoncini peppers
- 4 pork chops, bone in or boneless
- 2-5 pounds pork roast
- Pull out all of your ingredients.
- Place the pork tenderloin in the bottom of the slow cooker.
- Pour the water on top. Sprinkle the gravy mix and Ranch seasoning over the pork.
- Place sliced butter on top of the pork.
- Add pepperoncini peppers on top and around the pork.
- Put the lid on top of the slow cooker and cook for 3-4 hours on low or 2-3 hours on high.
- The pork is done when an internal temperature reaches 160 degrees.
- Slice the pork.
- Serve with the cooking liquid as gravy and enjoy every bite!