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Panera Greek Salad
The Panera Greek salad recipe found on the chain restaurant's menu is a classic recipe that combines crisp salad greens with a flavor-packed Greek dressing. At the restaurant, a Greek salad can be ordered in entree-size, or as part of the chain's "you-pick-two" option where you are able to enjoy a 1/2 salad along with another selection. While the Greek salad is great in the restaurant, it is an easy recipe to replicate at home. To make the closest version of the restaurant's salad, be sure to use fresh ingredients and a high-quality feta cheese.
Start to finish: 30 minutes
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|Main ingredients||Lettuce, feta cheese|
|Similar to||Red Lobster Greek Salad|
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Panera Greek Salad Ingredients
- 1/2 cup romaine lettuce
- 1/8 cup red onions
- 1/8 cup feta crumbles
- 1/8 cup pepperoncini
- 1/8 cup fresh tomatoes
- 1/8 cup Kalamata olives
- 1/8 cup Panera Greek dressing
Panera Greek Salad Recipe
- Clean Romaine lettuce.
- Spin lettuce to remove excess water, or blot with paper towels.
- Place lettuce in a large bowl.
- Chop tomatoes and slice red onions.
- Add pepperoncini, then toss salad to distribute.
- Add tomatoes and red onions on top of the salad.
- Pour Greek dressing liberally over the top of the salad.
- Top salad with feta crumbles.
- Serve salad with a large slice of freshly baked, crusty bread.
How to Make Panera Greek Salad
The Greek salad can be prepared with a range of ingredients. You can easily substitute chicken or shrimp for the turkey, or create a vegetarian option by leaving off the meat entirely. For best results, allow the Gorgonzola crumbles to warm slightly before serving for a more intense flavor.
Panera is a restaurant chain that features a wide range of salads, soups and sandwiches. The restaurant's casual menu provides several dishes that home cooks can easily recreate at home.
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