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Double Duty Dinners: Slow Cooked Pork Tenderloin & Pork Lo Mein With Vegetables


Crafting a double duty dinner can be a huge timesaver in the long run! Find out how to make an easy pork tenderloin one night, and delicious pork stir-fry or lo mein the next. It only takes about 25-30 minutes of prep-time total, and you can even do this in your truck – all you’ll need is a crockpot and a skillet or electric/induction cooktop! Bring on the efficiency!

 Shopping List:

Pork Tenderloin (2 pounds)

Dry French Onion Soup Mix

Garlic (Minced or Fresh)

Soy Sauce

2 or 3 Potatoes

Frozen Green Beans (12 oz. bag)

Frozen Green Giant Create-A-Meal Stir-Fry or Lo Mein

Vegetable Oil


Pork Tenderloin Recipe:

1 (2 pound) – Pork Tenderloin

1 (1 ounce pouch) – Dry French Onion Soup Mix

1½ cup – Water

3 tablespoons – Minced Garlic

3 tablespoons – Soy Sauce

Salt & Pepper to taste

2 or 3 – Potatoes

Place your pork tenderloin into the crockpot. Simply pour in 1½ cup water, 3 tablespoons of soy sauce, and 1 ounce of Dry French Onion Soup Mix over the pork, turning the pork in the pot to coat it. Add in quartered potatoes, and about 6 ounces of frozen green beans, and 3 tablespoons of minced garlic. Salt and pepper to taste, cover the crockpot, and cook on low for 4 hours. (Be sure to save about half of your tenderloin for tomorrow!)


Pork Stir-Fry | Lo Mein

Leftover Pork Tenderloin

Frozen Green Giant Create-A-Meal Stir-Fry or Lo Mein

Simply cut your leftover pork into bite sized strips, sauté the pork in your skillet (to heat the meat and also brown it a little bit), and continue following the package directions on the frozen meal, add water, the provided sauce, vegetables (maybe even the rest of your green beans if you don’t want them taking up room in your freezer), and cook for another 8-10 minutes. Enjoy!


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