Bagna Cauda

Bagna CaudaRecipe
Christina Schmidhofer
If you don't have a fondue pot, pour the bagna cauda into a small bowl to serve; if it gets too cold, reheat it as necessary in a microwave oven.
Makes 6 appetizer servings


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1/4 cup (1/8 lb.) butter
3/4 cup olive oil
3 tablespoons minced garlic
1 can (2 oz.) anchovies, drained and minced
3 to 4 cups assorted raw vegetables: red or white Belgian endive leaves, fresh fennel slices, celery sticks, red or yellow bell pepper strips, or zucchini slices
Baguette slices


Total: 30 Minutes

1. In a 1- to 1 1/2-quart pan over medium heat, melt butter. Add olive oil, garlic, and anchovies; stir until mixture is bubbling.

2. Meanwhile, arrange vegetables on a platter and baguette slices in a bowl.

3. Pour bagna cauda into a 1 1/2- to 2-cup fondue pot and set over a candle or medium-low alcohol or canned-heat flame (see notes); stir mixture often and adjust heat as needed so garlic doesn't burn. Serve with vegetables and baguette slices.

Created date

December 2004

Nutritional Information

Calories 344
Caloriesfromfat 94 %
Protein 3 g
Fat 36 g
Satfat 8.8 g
Carbohydrate 4.3 g
Fiber 1.1 g
Sodium 366 mg
Cholesterol 26 mg