“I'm not sure why this is deemed 'Italian' - I mean I know it has basil and balsamic vinegar, but I don't think it's actually from Italy. Regardless it is really a delicious and simple salad. Every time I make it, I wonder why I don't do it more often! **cook time is cool time**”
READY IN:
4hrs 20mins
SERVES:
4
YIELD:
2 cups
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Grate carrots (I prefer to do this on a box grater - I like the texture better than in a food processor).
  2. Rinse/drain/flake the tuna.
  3. Chop/chiffonade basil leaves.
  4. Drain water chestnuts and chop them up.
  5. Chop the green onions.
  6. Mix the above together.
  7. Whisk final 3 ingredients to combine and then pour on carrot/tuna mixture.
  8. Cover and cool for a few hours before eating.
  9. Salt as needed.

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