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.
Bread Dipping Oil
It's perfect with fresh bread, toasted rounds or focaccia wedges. This light, flavorful oil is made with imported extra virgin olive oil, roasted garlic, herbs and spices.
Balsamic Dipping Oil
Panera Bread Copycat Recipe
Makes 4 cups
1 cup balsamic vinegar
3 cups extra virgin olive oil
1/4 teaspoon garlic, minced
1/4 cup pecorino cheese
In a mixing bowl, combine all ingredients and whisk thoroughly until all ingredients are fully incorporated. Stored in an airtight container and refrigerated, this mixture should last at least 6 months.
Use as a dipping sauce for any crusty or rustic type bread or as a salad dressing.