Glazed Cranberry Turkey Tenderloin

A really tasty way to make a fast Crock-pot meal.  Cranberry is just the right ingredient to turn this into something special.

Course Main Course
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Servings 4


  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp Italian seasoning
  • pepper to taste

Cranberry glaze sauce

  • 1 can cranberry sauce
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp orange zest


  1. Pat turkey dry with paper towels, season with Italian seasoning and pepper and brown the meat in a skillet. Put tenderloin in the Crock-pot after browning all sides.

Prepare Cranberry Sauce

  1. Mix 3/4 of the cranberry sauce, orange juice, cinnamon and orange zest in a small bowl until well combined. You'll be reserving the remaining cranberry sauce for serving time.

  2. Pour cranberry mixture over the top of tenderloin.

  3. Cover and cook on high for 4 hours or on low for 8 hours, until meat is thoroughly cooked through.

  4. Remove and place on a platter. Top with remaining cranberry sauce for a beautiful presentation.