Slow Cooker Smoked Bacon Pork Loin

Pork Loin with Apples and Sauerkraut

by Alli

This post, Smoked Bacon Pork Loin, was compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.  

My grandkids start back to school next week and I’ll soon be attending soccer games on most afternoons. The kids have been practicing soccer for several weeks and I look forward to watching them play.

That means I will depend on my slow cooker for meals that are ready to eat by the time I get home from the games.

Smoked Bacon Pork Loin Dinner

This is the perfect slow cooker meal. It takes less than 30 minutes to put together in the slow cooker and this recipe screams fall to me.

I save time by buying flavorful Smithfield Marinated Fresh Pork. Speaking of flavor, you should enter the Real Flavor Real Fast Contest.

Smoked Bacon Pork Loin – The Perfect Slow Cooker Meal 

All of the ingredients for my Smoked Bacon Pork Loin, including Smithfield Applewood Smoked Bacon Pork Loin Filet, can be found at your local Walmart.

Since the fresh pork loin filet is already marinated, this helps save time and effort. It’s the best way to get real flavor, real fast! It only takes a few minutes to get dinner started. Then I’m out the door and on the way to the soccer game.

Instore Photo of Smithfield Fresh Marinated Pork Loin - Smoked Bacon Pork Loin

Ingredients You’ll Need  (Full, Printable Recipe Card Down Below)

  • 1 Smithfield Applewood Smoked Bacon Pork Loin Filet
  • Granny Smith apples, sliced 1/2″ thick
  • sweet onions, sliced
  • jarred sauerkraut, rinsed
  • chicken broth
  • salt and pepper to taste

How To Make Smoked Bacon Pork Loin with Apples and Sauerkraut

Ingredients for Smoked Bacon Pork Loin

Place sliced onions, sauerkraut, and apple slices in the bottom of the slow cooker.

Apples, Onions - Smoked Bacon Pork Loin

Add the chicken broth and place the pork loin filet on top. Cover and cook on low for 5 hours.

Smoked Bacon Pork Loin in Slow Cooker

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Yield: 6 servings

Slow Cooker Smoked Bacon Pork Loin with Apples and Sauerkraut

Smoked Bacon Pork Loin Dinner

Bacon Pork Loin is simmered in the slow cooker with apples and sauerkraut.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 hours
Total Time 5 hours 10 minutes


  • 1 Smithfield Applewood Smoked Bacon Pork Loin Filet
  • 4 Granny Smith apples, sliced 1/2" thick
  • 2 sweet onions, sliced
  • 2 cups jarred sauerkraut, rinsed
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Place the sliced onions, sauerkraut and sliced apples in the bottom of the slow cooker. Add the chicken broth and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  2. Top with the pork loin filet.
  3. Cover and cook on low for 5 hours.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size

4 oz.

Amount Per Serving Calories 183Total Fat 6gSaturated Fat 2gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 3gCholesterol 31mgSodium 663mgCarbohydrates 21gFiber 5gSugar 14gProtein 11g

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Slow Cooker Smoked Bacon Pork Loin with Apples and Sauerkraut includes all my favorite fall flavors. Plus, leftovers are great for making sandwiches the next day.

Delicious Bacon Smoked Pork Loin

Smithfield Marinated Fresh Pork is full of flavor and it only takes minutes to put the ingredients together in the slow cooker. I enjoy watching the game while the slow cooker does the work. Then I come home to a delicious hassle-free meal with hardly any effort at all. That’s my kind of cooking!



valmg @ From Val's Kitchen August 9, 2018 - 6:48 am

Pork and apples pair so well together. I love how easy this dish is to make. My Mom would be all about that sauerkraut too.

Jon Ferraro August 9, 2018 - 8:30 am

Hey Alli,

Looks delicious. Will try definitely at home.

Jeanette August 9, 2018 - 10:32 am

Now that is definitely something Our family would gobble down in one meal. It looks delicious and I love how easy it is to me. With school starting I need easy but tasty!

Amber Myers August 9, 2018 - 10:37 am

Yum, what a delicious looking meal. I always love when I can use my slow cooker. It makes the house smell amazing! I’ll be trying this for dinner soon!

Tasheena August 9, 2018 - 11:38 am

I love that this recipe is made in the slow cooker. I can’t wait to make this recipe for my son.

Tammy Adams August 9, 2018 - 12:07 pm

Pork and sauerkraut are the best flavors together, but I have never thought about putting apples with it. I would definitely try this recipe. I know my hubby would love this too.

Glamamom August 9, 2018 - 1:49 pm

What a delicious, hearty dish! I can’t get enough of slowcooker recipes. This will definitely be on the list come back to school! Just pinned it.

catherine shane August 9, 2018 - 9:06 pm

absolutely delicious and yummy recipe .. i like and i love all of the recipe.. i like to make it soon..thanks for this as always..

Pam August 9, 2018 - 9:09 pm

This looks and sounds delicious. I really like Smithfield pork for easy weeknight dinners.

Karen Morse August 9, 2018 - 10:22 pm

Talk about a delicious dinner made easy! This is awesome and definitely takes little time to make. I love the fact that you can just leave it to cook and come back home with it already done!

Carol Cassara August 10, 2018 - 5:45 am

This is sooooo good. Something my husband will surely enjoy. I love meals that can be made without taking much of my time! This is perfect!

Peter August 10, 2018 - 9:35 am

I don’t think isn be sharing this meal. Oh the creations from the leftovers too! Delicious recipe

Chubskulit Rose August 10, 2018 - 11:07 am

That sounds so delicious! I love sauer krout with sausages. I would love to try it with pork.

Terri Beavers August 10, 2018 - 4:32 pm

All I buy is Smithfield. I love their pork products. I haven’t tried the smoked bacon pork loin yet but I’ll look for one this weekend. I think it is going to be perfectly paired with sauerkraut. I was just telling my mom I wanted to make a pork loin this weekend.

Vyjay Rao August 10, 2018 - 10:45 pm

The use of apples seems to add a unique twist to the recipe. The recipe looks unique. Would love to try the apple twist with some of the vegetarian cooker recipes that we do at home.

Heather August 10, 2018 - 11:48 pm

Wow, this looks AWESOME! I love slower cooker meals and how easy they are to prepared. We’ll be making this soon!

Terri Steffes August 11, 2018 - 12:19 am

This dish looks hearty and delicious. I should tell my husband about the contest!

Arslan hassan August 19, 2018 - 5:59 am

Wow, this looks AWESOME! I love slower cooker meals and how easy they are to prepared. We’ll be making this soon!
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Angela August 31, 2018 - 10:32 am

This looks yummy! I’m going to make this for my family soon. Thx for sharing!


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