Easy Bagna Càuda in the Microwave

Easy Bagna Càuda in the Microwave

This is an easy drinking snack that uses up your anchovies and garlic!

Ingredients: 4-6 servings

4 cloves
as needed
Extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons
1/3 teaspoon plus
Black pepper
a small amount
Vegetables of your choice


1. Put the garlic and just enough milk to cover it into a heatproof dish, wrap with plastic wrap, and heat in the microwave for at least one minute.
2. When the garlic has softened, discard the milk, add the anchovies, and mash with a fork.
3. Once mashed, add 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Microwave uncovered at 600 W for another minute.
4. Being careful not to burn yourself, remove the container from the microwave and add the remaining olive oil (1 tablespoon), salt, and pepper.

Story Behind this Recipe

This is a recipe I adapted from one of my favorite recipe books. I make it often.