Panera Bread (called St. Louis Bread Company in the St. Louis metropolitan area) is a chain of bakery–café quick casual restaurants in the United States and Canada that sells breads, sandwiches, soups, salads, and other bakery items. This site will provide copycat recipes and recipes using products sold at the Panera Bread restaurants. Panera Bread Co. has 1,736 bakery cafes in 45 states and Canada under the Panera Bread, Saint Louis Bread Co. and Paradise Bakery & Cafe brands.
Chipotle Pepper Bruschetta
1/8 cup tomato-garlic tapenade
2 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, seeded and chopped
1/8 cup adobo sauce
1 1/4 cups jack cheese
1/3 teaspoon dry cilantro
1/2 cup sourdough bread crumbs
10 thick slices St. Louis Bread Company Tomato Basil bread
Heat oven to 400 degrees F.
Combine mayonnaise, tapenade, chipotle pepper, Adobo sauce, jack cheese, cilantro, and breadcrumbs in a medium rounds. Lightly toast rounds in oven. Remove from oven and cool 5 bowl.
Using large round cookie cutter, cut sliced Tomato Basil bread into minutes. Spread 1 tablespoon of mix onto each bread slice. Bake for 10 minutes until topping puffs up and cheese begins to melt. Allow to cool slightly before serving.
Serve as an appetizer with a cold beverage