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.
Steak Bistro Sandwich
STEAK BISTRO SANDWICH
Panera Bread Restaurant Recipe
1 loaf Panera Bread French Baguette, thawed 30 minutes
1-2 tablespoons olive oil
2/3 cup sliced onions
8 ounces seared sirloin
4 ounces red pepper & Asiago spread or dip
1/2 cup baby spinach
Cut baguette lengthwise and lightly toast.
Heat skillet over medium-high heat. Add olive oil and onions. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Separate sirloin slices, add to skillet, and cook for 1 to 2 minutes to heat through.
Spread dip on both halves of baguette. Layer steak and onions on bottom half, top with spinach and top half of baguette. Slice into 3 sandwiches.
Tip: To make your own spread, mix these ingredients with a fork: 1/4 cup 1/3 less fat whipped cream cheese 2 tbsp. minced roasted red peppers 2 tbsp. shredded Asiago or Parmesan Salt and pepper, to taste