A Tasty Panera Tuna Salad

Are you struggling to find quick, easy and delicious weekday lunch options? Look no further than this tasty, fuss-free Panera tuna salad. This classic recipe, with its Mediterranean flavors and zesty kick, will quickly become a favorite. Plus, it’s healthy and balanced, making it a great option for busy professionals and civilians (a.k.a stay-at-home moms!).

Tuna and vegetables are combined in a garlic-infused mayonnaise and tossed together in panera dressing. The result is a mix of textures and flavors that jump off the plate. This flavorful salad is a great one-dish meal, but you can always add more ingredients if you’re feeling creative. It’s also a great option when you’re having company over, as it requires minimal effort and is sure to be a hit.


-2 cans of tuna
-1/2 cup mayonnaise
-4 cloves garlic, minced
-1 teaspoon pepper
-1/4 cup fresh parsley, finely chopped
-3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
-4 tablespoons olive oil
-1/2 cup diced Kalamata olives
-1/4 cup diced red onions
-3 celery stalks, diced
-1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
-Salt to taste
-Panera dressing or your favorite vinaigrette


1. Start by draining the tuna and breaking it into small chunks.
2. In a small bowl, mix together the mayonnaise, garlic, pepper, parsley, and lemon juice.
3. In a large bowl, combine the tuna, olive oil, olives, onions, celery, and feta cheese.
4. Add the mayonnaise mixture to the tuna mixture and stir until everything is evenly combined.
5. Season with salt to taste.
6. Finally, drizzle on the panera dressing or your favorite vinaigrette and give everything a good stir until the dressing is evenly distributed.


This Panera tuna salad is the perfect dish for a busy weekday. It’s quick, easy and full of flavor, plus it’s packed with healthy ingredients. It’s a great one-dish meal that you can serve for lunch or dinner, and it can also be used as a topping for salads or sandwiches. So get creative and enjoy this Mediterranean-inspired dish today!