Recipe courtesy of Dave Allen

Bagna Cauda

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Active: 15 min
  • Yield: 8 to 10 servings
Save Recipe


2 sticks salted butter

1 head garlic, cloves separated, peeled and finely minced

One 2-ounce tin oil-packed anchovies 

Bread or raw vegetables, for serving


  1. Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the garlic and cook until it is fragrant and becomes golden, about 1 minute.
  2. Stir in the anchovies and the oil from the tin and continue to cook, stirring often, until the anchovies melt into the butter, about 5 minutes.
  3. Transfer the sauce to a medium bowl. Serve with bread or raw vegetables on the side for dipping.
Get the Recipe

Perfect Cranberry Sauce

This ruby-hued sauce is a breeze to make with either fresh or frozen fruit.

Bagna Cauda

Bagna Cauda

Bagna Cauda

Radicchio Bagna Cauda

Grilled Artichokes with Bagna Cauda

Bagna Cauda Vegetable Toss

Tilapia with Citrus Bagna Cauda

Spring Vegetable Bagna Cauda