Panera Bread (called St. Louis Bread Company in the St. Louis metropolitan area) is a chain of bakery–cafĂ© 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.




Chicken Caprese Panini

Panera Bread Copycat Recipe

Serves 2

1 precooked chicken breast or chicken breasts slices
all purpose pesto
2 ciabatta rolls, cut in half
2 slivers of red onion
1/2 cup bottled roasted red pepper
4 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese
cooking spray

Slather both sides of ciabatta rolls with pesto, lots of pesto. Top with chicken through mozzarella cheese. Heat panini press and coat with cooking spray. Place sandwiches inside. When sandwich is heated though and the cheese is melted, remove and serve immediately.


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