8 Panera Bread Meals: 350 Calories or Less

Oct 7 2016
We love Panera Bread's You Pick Two feature, which helps you put together pairings with 600 calories or less. But when you snack as much as we do, it's nice to have options that clock in with even fewer calories. Here are eight great meals with 350 calories or less!

Sprouted Grain Bagel Flat + Reduced-Fat Roasted Vegetable Medley Cream Cheese

1 bagel flat + 2 oz. cup cream cheese: 350 calories, 11.5g total fat (6g sat fat), 560mg sodium, 50g carbs, 6g fiber, 5g sugars, 13g protein

SmartPoints® value 12*

If you're looking for a bagel 'n cream cheese breakfast, this is your best bet. The slim no-hole bagel is packed with nutrients; there are 9g protein in this thing alone! The flavorful veggie-packed cream cheese spread pushes the protein count into the double digits. Looking for an egg-based breakfast sandwich? Try the Ham, Egg & Cheese Breakfast Power Sandwich (340 calories, SmartPoints® value 10*).

Steel Cut Oatmeal with Strawberries & Pecans

1 order: 340 calories, 14g total fat (2g sat fat), 160mg sodium, 51g carbs, 9g fiber, 16g sugars, 6g protein

SmartPoints® value 12*

With nuts, fruit, and a crunchy cinnamon topping, this steamy oat bowl is sweet and special enough to make you forget all about those sugary pastries. Another great option? The Power Almond Quinoa Oatmeal (300 calories, SmartPoints® value 9*). Yum!

Thai Garden Chicken Wonton Broth Bowl + Seasonal Fruit Cup

1 broth bowl + 1 fruit cup: 350 calories, 6g total fat (1.5g sat fat), 1,335mg sodium, 54g carbs, 5g fiber, 18g sugars, 24g protein

SmartPoints® value 8*

The sodium's on the high side for the soup selection, so we paired it with something fresh and sweet. (Obviously, if you're watching your sodium, pick something else.) We love the veggies in this bowl (broccoli, cabbage... roasted mushrooms), and it was super creative of Panera to mix in their low-fat Thai chili vinaigrette for added flavor! (FYI: Since fruit has a SmartPoints® value of 0*, the above value reflects the nutritional info for the broth bowl alone.)

Cup Turkey Chili + Sprouted Grain Roll

1 cup chili + 1 roll: 330 calories, 9g total fat (1.5g sat fat), 1,170mg sodium, 54g carbs, 13g fiber, 7g sugars, 18g protein

SmartPoints® value 10*

Looking for some serious comfort food to keep you full for a while? Here you go. The one-two punch of fiber and protein will do the trick! We'll be using that roll to soak up any chili left in the bowl, thankyouverymuch. (FYI: If you're a sodium watcher, restaurant soups and chilis aren't your best bets.)

Half Mediterranean Veggie Sandwich + Half Seasonal Greens Salad

1/2 sandwich + 1/2 salad: 320 calories, 12g total fat (2.5g sat fat), 665mg sodium, 45g carbs, 5g fiber, 11g sugars, 11g protein

SmartPoints® value 11*

Here's a lunch pairing for the vegetarian crowd! Major fresh-veggie crunch awaits. The sandwich comes on Tomato Basil bread and features cilantro-jalapeño hummus, cucumbers, tomatoes, feta, and peppers. And that salad contains a blend of arugula, romaine, and radicchio, dressed in reduced-fat balsamic vinaigrette. Wowzers.

Half Steak & Arugula Sandwich + Petite Chocolate Chipper

1/2 sandwich + 1 cookie: 350 calories, 14g total fat (7g sat fat), 505mg sodium, 39g carbs, 3g fiber, 12g sugars, 13g protein

SmartPoints® value 13*

Let's say you want to treat yourself a bit. You don't wanna go overboard, but you're in the mood for something a little richer than the above veggie duo. Half a steak sandwich on sourdough should satisfy, especially with garlic and herb cream cheese along for the ride. And the perfect little dessert? A 100-calorie chocolate chip cookie.

Half Modern Greek Salad with Quinoa + Apple

1/2 salad + 1 apple: 330 calories, 20g total fat (3.5g sat fat), 440mg sodium, 35g carbs, 8g fiber, 17g sugars, 5g protein

SmartPoints® value 8*

Some salads are a stone-cold bummer, but not the greens at Panera. If everything about this salad sounds good to you except for the fat count, swap out the Greek dressing for the Green Goddess; you'll shave off 60 calories and 8g fat. Pair it with an apple for lunchtime perfection! (P.S. Just like before, we didn’t include the fruit's nutritional info when calculating the SmartPoints® value, since fruit has a value of 0*.)

Half BBQ Salad with Chicken + Cup Low-Fat Chicken Noodle Soup

1/2 salad + 1 cup soup: 330 calories, 13g total fat (2.5g sat fat), 1,180mg sodium, 32g carbs, 5g fiber, 11g sugars, 22g protein

SmartPoints® value 10*

These two are old-school favorites. We've never been able to resist a BBQ chicken salad, and chicken noodle soup is flat-out iconic. Modification alert: This salad comes with both BBQ sauce and BBQ ranch dressing, so if you want to save some calories (70 to be exact), skip the dressing and still have BBQ flavor.
HG Heads Up: Several of Panera's yummy soups have recently been nixed from the menu: Lemon Chicken Orzo, Vegetarian Black Bean, and Vegetarian Garden Vegetable Soup with Pesto are all gone. The Broth Bowl lineup has also been downsized. Sad times! Click over to the website to see if your favorites stuck around...

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