How Long to Cook a Pork Tenderloin in a Crockpot


The pork tenderloin is one of the most popular cuts of pork, and for good reason: it’s tasty, versatile, and easy to cook. In fact, you can even cook a pork tenderloin in a slow cooker! If you follow our instructions below, your slow-cooked sausage will come out juicy and succulent every time.

3-4 hours on high

  • Cooking time will vary depending on the size of your tenderloin.
  • Use a meat thermometer to check for doneness. The pork should reach 145 degrees Fahrenheit (63 degrees Celsius). If you don’t have one, you can use an instant-read thermometer or cut into the meat to see if it’s done–it should be white throughout and not pink at all.

4-5 hours on low

Cooking time depends on the size of your pork tenderloin. The longer you cook it, the more tender it becomes. You can add vegetables to the crockpot to make a complete meal–just chop them up and throw them in!

5-6 hours on low

The cooking time of a pork tenderloin in a Crockpot will vary based on the size of your meat. If it is too small, it may overcook and dry out before reaching an internal temperature of 145 degrees F (63 degrees C). If your meat is too large, you run the risk of not getting all the way through to 145 degrees F (63 degrees C).

Cook your pork tenderloin for about 6 hours for the best results.


The cooking time for a pork tenderloin in a crockpot is determined by several factors:

  • The size of your pork tenderloin. If you’re using a small one, cook it for about 4 hours on high or 6 hours on low. If you’re using a large one (6 pounds or more), then plan on 7 to 8 hours at high temperature and 9 to 10 hours at low temperature.
  • The temperature setting of your crockpot–you want this set between 200 F and 300 F for best results when cooking meat dishes like this one.
  • How thickly cut your meat is–if it’s thicker than 1/2 inch then consider adding another hour onto all of these estimates because it will take longer for heat transfer from within its core into its outer edges than if they were thinner pieces


I hope this article has helped you to decide how long to cook your pork tenderloin in a crockpot. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to leave them below!

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