Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Best and Worst of Panera Bread

I like Panera, but yikes some of this calorie information is very startling.

WORST CHOICES (based on calorie info):

Italian Combo Sandwich (Roast beef, smoked turkey, ham, salami, Swiss cheese, pepperoncini, lettuce, tomatoes, red onions, special sauce, ciabatta) : 1,110 Calories

Sierra Turkey Sandwich (Smoked turkey breast with smoky chipotle mayonnaise, field greens, red onions, Asiago Cheese focaccia): 950 Calories

Frontega Chicken™ Panini (Smoked, pulled white meat chicken, red onions, mozzarella cheese, tomatoes, chopped basil and chipotle mayonnaise, grilled hot on rosemary & onion focaccia): 890 Calories

Pepperblue Steak® Sandwich (Tender, slow-roasted steak filets, bold gorgonzola roasted red pepper sauce, lettuce, tomatoes and onions, Ciabatta bread): 850 Calories

Smokehouse Turkey® Panini on Asiago Focaccia (Smoked turkey breast, smoked bacon, smoked cheddar and a sun-dried tomato ale mustard): 840 Calories

Turkey Artichoke Panini (Smoked turkey, spinach artichoke spread, Asiago-Parmesan cheese, tomatoes, caramelized onions, grilled hot, Basil Pesto focaccia.): 840 Calories


California Mission Chicken Salad (Citrus-herb chicken, field greens, romaine, roasted tomatoes, roasted red peppers, sunflower seeds, Mission fig balsamic vinaigrette): 350 Calories

Strawberry Poppyseed & Chicken Salad (Citrus-herb chicken, crisp romaine lettuce, fresh strawberries, blueberries, pineapple tidbits, Mandarin oranges, pecans, sugar-free Poppyseed dressing): 320 Calories

Smoked Turkey Breast Sandwich on Sourdough (Smoked turkey breast, leaf lettuce, tomatoes and red onions with mayonnaise, spicy mustard, salt and pepper): 430 Calories

Asian Sesame Chicken Salad (Grilled chicken tossed with romaine lettuce, fresh cilantro, sliced almonds, sesame seeds, crispy wonton strips and reduced-sugar Asian sesame vinaigrette): 430 Calories

Here is the source of my information, where you can check out the nutritional information for most of Panera's items: http://calorielab.com/restaurants/panera/33

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1 comment:

781getjobs.com said...

Ari U R right! Panera definately Yumo, but,it's not WeightWatchers, which in Dedham, Massachusetts both establishments are across the street from one another. (Overly convenient)