Italian Appetizer - Bagna Cauda


"An excellent garlic dip that is easy to make with just a few ingredients. Serve warm with Italian bread, lettuce leaves, green pepper, celery, broccoli or cauliflower."


20 m servings 444 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 444 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 49.1 g
  • 76%
  • Carbs:
  • 0.7g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 20 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 43 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, combine the olive oil and butter. Season with black pepper. Heat until butter melts, then add garlic. Cook until garlic has softened but not browned. Remove from heat, and stir in cream. Serve warm.
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  1. 9 Ratings


Totally in shock that thest ingredients come together and make this great dip. Thanks it was super delicious.

I cut the recipe in half & added a couple of inch long squirts of anchovie paste. And I used a ligher flavored oil so it wouldn't taste so heavy. Served this w/ homemade italian bread, celery, b...

My family used to have bagna cauda frequently. The versions we had included a can of anchioves and then it was served like a fondue. On the side, serve napa cabbage, peppers, onion, etc. Put ...

it is great

missing MAIN INGR.....Anchovies. When adding the garlic, add 1 to 2 cans of anchovie fillets.

I made this for a wedding shower and it was terrible. I had several people try it before I served it, and they didn't like it either. We ended up having to run out to buy Ranch dressing to ser...

awful. Too much olive oil. Not enough consistency for what I was looking for. Two thumbs way down.

Are the ingredient amounts accurate? I followed them carefully, but the dip was so thin and the olive oil so overpowering, we couldn't even taste the garlic and the cream was insignificant. The ...

i am not a big fan of this version,but it was okay! in our family,we traditionaly make it with anchovies,butter and or olive oil and use a chewy italian bread,cabbage,celery,brocc,cauli,and gree...