Panera Bread Copycat Recipes

Learn how to make your favorite Panera dishes in the comfort of your own kitchen with our collection of copycat recipes. Get the taste of Panera without leaving your house.

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Copycat Panera Soup Recipes

Panera’s soups are considered to be good because they use high-quality, fresh ingredients and have a variety of flavorful options to choose from. They also frequently rotate their soups, which means there’s always something new to try. Additionally, Panera is known for its commitment to using natural and simple ingredients, which can contribute to the taste and quality of its soups. What does that mean for you? It is easy to recreate many of Panera’s soups at home.

Panera Bread Baked Potato Soup
This popular menu item is known for its creamy, comforting texture and rich, savory flavor. It is made with real potatoes, bacon, and cheddar cheese, giving it a hearty and satisfying taste.
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Copycat Panera baked potato soup in two bowls.
Panera Broccoli Cheddar Soup
If you enjoy broccoli is cooked to perfection, and the cheddar cheese gives it a nice smooth and creamy texture, making it a comforting and tasty option. It's a perfect option for lunch or dinner and can be paired with a sandwich or a salad.
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a bowl of homemade Panera broccoli cheddar cheese soup
Panera Creamy Tomato Soup (Vegetarian)
Enjoy your own bowl of Panera Bread Creamy Tomato Soup, even more, when you make it at home. 
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Two bowls of copycat Panera tomato soup.
Panera French Onion Soup
Panera's French Onion Soup is a classic menu item that is known for its rich and savory flavor. It is made with caramelized onions, a beef broth base, and a blend of seasonings and spices.
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Copycat Panera French onion soup in two bowls.
Panera Autumn Squash Soup
Panera's Autumn Squash Soup is a delicious seasonal favorite. Made with freshly roasted butternut squash, the soup is blended with sweet onions, garlic, and spices for an unbeatable flavor.
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two bowls of copycat Panera autumn squash soup.
Panera Turkey Chili
You can make the delicious Panera Bread turkey chili at home with this easy copycat recipe.
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Copycat Panera turkey chili in three bowls.
Panera Bread Black Bean Soup
Panera Bread Black Bean Soup can be made at home.
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a bowl of homemade Panera black bean soup, a spoon, and half of a lemon

Panera Copycat Salads

Panera is known for its fresh and flavorful salads. They offer a variety of options, including classic Caesar, Greek, and Cobb salads, as well as seasonal options. They use fresh greens and a variety of toppings like fruits, nuts, and cheeses.

Many of their salads include a protein source, such as chicken, steak, or shrimp, which can make them a satisfying and filling meal option. They also offer a variety of dressings, including classic options like ranch and vinaigrette, as well as unique options like creamy avocado dressing or balsamic vinaigrette.

I love to make these for lunches and take them to work.

Panera BBQ Chicken Salad
You can make Panera Bread's BBQ chicken salad with barbecue ranch dressing at home with this easy copycat recipe.
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overhead view of copycat Panera BBQ chicken salad and a fork on a napkin.
Panera Bread Green Goddess Cobb Salad
Make your own copycat Panera Bread Green Goddess Cobb Salad. This recipe is perfect for low carb and keto friendly diets. 
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Copycat Panera Bread chicken cobb salad and green goddess dressing.
Panera Fuji Apple Salad
A delicious salad loaded with seasoned chicken, crunchy mixed greens, tart red onions and tomatoes, sweet apple chips, crunchy toasted pecans, blue cheese, and the best apple vinaigrette.
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Overhead view of copycat Panera fuji apple salad in a bowl.
Panera Fuji Apple Salad Dressing
You can make Panera fuji apple salad dressing with this easy copycat recipe.
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Copycat Panera fuji apple salad dressing in a mason jar.
Panera Greek Salad
Enjoy this fresh copycat salad. You will have everything you need to make a delicious crisp salad. We even show you how to make the salad dressing.
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overhead view of copycat Panera Greek salad and dressing.

Copycat Panera Sandwiches

Try your hand at making Panera’s delicious sandwiches at home with our collection of copycat recipes. Get the taste of Panera without the restaurant prices.

Panera offers a wide variety of sandwiches, including classic options like the Turkey Breast & Avocado BLT, as well as unique options like the BBQ Pork Sandwich and the Smokehouse Turkey Panini. They use high-quality ingredients such as artisan breads, fresh meats and cheeses, and a variety of toppings and spreads. Many of their sandwiches include fresh greens and vegetables, which can make them a healthier option compared to traditional fast food sandwiches.

Panera Chipotle Chicken Avocado Melt
You can make a delicious Panera Chipotle Avocado Melt Sandwich at home with this easy copycat recipe.
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copycat Panera chipotle chicken avocado melt on parchment paper.
Panera Frontega Chicken Sandwich
You can make Panera Bread Frontega Chicken Sandwich at home with this easy copycat recipe.
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copycat Panera frontega chicken sandwich on parchment paper.
Panera Bread Steak & White Cheddar Panini
Enjoy Panera Bread Steak & White Cheddar Panini, even more, when you make one at home. 
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Homemade Panera Bread Steak & White Cheddar Panini on a wood board

More Panera menu items

Copycat Panera Mac and Cheese
Enjoy Panera Bread Macaroni and Cheese anytime with this copycat recipe.
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Homemade Panera Bread Macaroni and Cheese in a bowl.
Panera Honey Walnut Cream Cheese
If you don’t have a Panera Bread near you, you may never have had the chance to try this type of spread. Be assured this honey walnut cream cheese spread is just like Panera’s. It’s super easy to make and absolutely delicious.
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a bowl of homemade Panera honey walnut cream cheese
Panera Apple Cinnamon Raisin Muffins
Do you enjoy the Panera Bread Apple Cinnamon Raisin Muffins? Make them at home with this copycat recipe.
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Cobblestone Muffins

About Stephanie Manley

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of CopyKat.com's Dining Out in the Home, and CopyKat.com's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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