This is Boodreaux's version of the famous salad served at Bob and Jake's Restaurant in Baton Rouge. His dad was good friends with both Bob and Jake Staples and Jake created the dressing that made the salad a long-time favorite. If you happen to be in Baton Rouge the original version of this salad is still available at The Place Restaurant.


  • 1/2 to 3/4 lb. of finely ground Peccorino Romano cheese
  • 1 pt. of olive oil
  • Juice of 3 lemons
  • 4 tsp. Of balsamic vinegar
  • 6 cloves of garlic, pressed with pulp and all juice
  • Very cold iceberg, romaine and mixed baby greens


Blend all ingredients together by hand. Toss greens together to mix well. Add dressing and toss gently to coat each leaf of greens. Salt and pepper (Fresh ground is preferable) to taste. Serve on cold plates.
This dressing will keep in refrigerator for an extremely long time.

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Submitted 6/13/05.
Source: Boodreaux's Cajun Recipes
Submitted By: Marlen
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