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Bacon-wrapped pork loin, now in your trusty slow cooker!

Who loves to set it and forget it? Everyone who’s ever loved a slow cooker, which is why recipe developer and blogger Samantha Skaggs devoted an entire cookbook to making the most of this versatile kitchen appliance. Slow-cooker bacon-wrapped pork loin is what’s for dinner tonight!

This is probably one of the fanciest-looking meals that you’ll ever pull out of your slow cooker, but the preparation is deceptively simple! Bacon-wrapped pork loin glazed with a sweet and spicy peach-jalapeño sauce is a dinner your family and guests won’t soon forget. I include the jalapeño seeds when I make the glaze, because I want it to be a bit spicy, and I find that one large minced jalapeño is the right level of heat for my family — warm but not over the top. Add more or less to taste, but keep in mind that the jalapeños will become milder as they cook, so if you taste your glaze as you initially prepare it, it can stand to be a tad hotter than you actually want it to turn out.

Make sure to use regular bacon that’s not too thin or too thick, and you may need slightly more or less of it depending upon the width and length of your pork loin. As always, be sure to watch your pork loin closely once you pop it under the broiler, as the bacon can go from perfectly crisp to completely burned in a matter of seconds.

Reprinted with permission from Real Food Slow Cooker Suppers