Recipes and Cooking Creamy BLT Coleslaw 3.5 (34) 3 Reviews The additions of crisp, crumbled bacon and crunchy sunflower seeds nearly makes this creamy slaw a meal in itself. Store any remaining sunflower seeds, tightly bagged, in the refrigerator to keep them fresh-tasting for up to 3 months. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on August 15, 1996 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Prep Time: 20 mins Cook Time: 5 mins Chill Time: 2 hrs Total Time: 2 hrs 25 mins Servings: 6 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 4 slices bacon 1 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing 2 tablespoon red wine vinegar 2 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon celery seeds 5 cup shredded green and/or red cabbage or packaged shredded broccoli (broccoli slaw)* 1 cup shredded carrots (2 medium)* ½ cup sunflower kernels ½ cup quartered cherry tomatoes ⅓ cup thinly sliced green onions Salt Ground black pepper Directions In a large skillet cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon and drain on paper towels, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings. Crumble bacon; set aside. In a large bowl combine the reserved drippings, mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar, and celery seeds. Add cabbage, carrots, sunflower kernels, tomatoes, and green onions; toss gently to coat. Stir in crumbled bacon. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Transfer coleslaw to a bowl or storage container; cover and chill for at least 2 hours up to overnight. Serve within 2 hours after removing coleslaw from refrigerator; discard any leftovers. Tips If desired, substitute 5 cups packaged shredded cabbage with carrot (coleslaw mix) for the cabbage or shredded broccoli and the carrots. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 412 Calories 39g Fat 11g Carbs 5g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 412 % Daily Value * Total Fat 39g 50% Saturated Fat 8g 40% Cholesterol 21mg 7% Sodium 451mg 20% Total Carbohydrate 11g 4% Total Sugars 5g Protein 5g Vitamin C 25.4mg 127% Calcium 50.5mg 4% Iron 1.1mg 6% Potassium 344mg 7% Folate, total 60.5mcg Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg Vitamin B-6 0.2mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.