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.
Panera Bread Restaurant Recipe
2 tablespoons walnuts, chopped
3 cups field greens, loosely packed
1 cup romaine lettuce, torn into bit-size pieces, loosely packed
1/2 cup Panera Bread Raspberry Vinaigrette
2 tablespoons Gorgonzola cheese, crumbled
8-10 slices Mandarin Orange Panera Bread
1/4 cup raspberry vinegar
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons raspberry jam
2 teaspoons shallot, minced
Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
Heat the oven to 350 degrees.
Arrange the walnuts in a single layer on a sheet pan. Toast for 5 minutes, toss nuts, then toast for an additional 5 minutes or until golden. Remove from pan to cool.
In a medium mixing bowl, toss field greens, romaine and vinaigrette until well combined. Place the mixture on a serving plate. Top with the cheese, walnuts and orange slices and serve. Panera Bread Raspberry Vinaigrette Combine all ingredients except oil in a medium mixing bowl with a wire whisk. Once ingredients are combined, slowly pour in the olive oil while whisking to form an emulsion.