If your Panera Bread addiction is getting a little out of control, these copycat recipes will be your new best friends.
From the best sweets in the bakery case to the fresh salads and, of course, the mac and cheese (is there anything more addictive?), these make-at-home recipes will save you a trip to the restaurant. Keep reading to discover copycat recipes for some of your favorite Panera menu items, then take a look at even more of the best restaurant copycat recipes.
1. Broccoli Cheddar Soup
No trip to Panera Bread is complete without the iconic broccoli cheddar soup, which is hands down one of the richest, cheesiest, most satisfying soups you’ll ever have.
2. Turkey Bravo Sandwich
Roasted turkey, gouda cheese, and bacon join forces for an epic sandwich, and what ties it all together is the irresistible spicy mayonnaise.
3. Fuji Apple Chicken Salad
Crisp apples, fresh chicken, crunchy pecans, and savory gorgonzola come together for a quick and easy salad that will actually have you coming back for more bites.
4. Cinnamon Crunch Bagel
It’s almost impossible to choose just one of the bagels from Panera Bread’s bakery case, but we’re partial to the just-sweet-enough Cinnamon Crunch Bagel.
5. Creamy Tomato Basil Soup
If you’re more of a tomato soup fan than a broccoli-cheddar one, you’re sure to love some of Panera’s other top-notch soups, like this creamy tomato basil soup with roasted garlic and asiago cheese.
6. BBQ Chicken Salad
This bright salad is loaded with tomatoes, black beans, corn, tortilla strips, and cilantro, and it’s finished off with a BBQ-ranch hybrid dressing.
7. Broccoli Cheddar Chicken and Dumplings Soup
Inspired by Panera’s classic broccoli cheddar soup, this recipe takes it to the next level and combines it with chicken and dumplings.
8. Hummus Chicken Power Salad
For a protein-packed lunch that will get you through the day, try this Panera-inspired hummus chicken power salad.