13 Better-than-the-Burbs Copycat Panera Recipes

Soup? Salad? Sandwich? No need to pick just one when you can create them all at home with these recipes inspired by Panera's top hits.

Panera's Cream Cheese Potato Soup

"One of the best soups I've ever tried, and it's so easy to make too."

-Stephanie S.

Panera Cream of Chicken & Wild Rice Soup

"Creamy and rich — a great comfort food."


Panera Fuji Apple Chicken Salad

Apple chips add perfect crunch to a classic copycat.

Panera Broccoli Cheese Soup

"This recipe turned out so well! It has such great flavor and is a wonderful consistency."

-Angela E.

Panera Bread Tuna Salad Sandwich

Soft honey-wheat bread gives depth to this simple (yet perfect) sandwich.

Panera Turkey Artichoke Panini

"A great sandwich. I have never ordered this at Panera, and now I won't ever need to — it's so easy to make."


Panera Black Bean Soup

"This was a hit with my Panera-loving husband! I put the finished product in a bread bowl, and we had it for dinner."

-Alilia B.

Panera Mac & Cheese

"I have made this recipe over five times and have had great results. My family agrees this is a great clone of Panera's mac and cheese."

-John S.

Panera Spinach & Artichoke Soufflé

"This delicious breakfast soufflé takes some help from the store by using pre-made spinach artichoke dip as the base!"

-Jonathan Melendez

Panera Bacon Turkey Bravo Sandwich

"Fantastic sandwich! I was able to find tomato basil bread at a local bakery. A great addition to the already wonderful toppings and dressing."

-Mel T.

Panera Sourdough Bread

"This recipe makes very good crusty, chewy, aromatic bread."


Panera French Onion Soup

"Very good!"


Panera Chicken Caesar Sandwich

Salad + sandwich = lunch bliss.