If you’ve never made omelets in a bag, you’re in for a special (easy!) treat!
Are you ready for another easy meal idea? How about a meal that can be served for breakfast, lunch AND dinner? Today’s recipe happens to be one of my family’s favorite breakfasts to eat while camping – omelets in a bag!
We’ve also made these in our home over the stove top several times – so if you’re terrible at flipping your omelets in the skillet like I am, you’ll love this method because it requires literally no skills!
Omelets in a bag are super simple to make. And because everyone gets to customize their own omelets with ingredients they love, they are definitely sure to please. What I love most about this meal idea is that you can literally eat it right out of the bag, so clean up is a breeze!
Another bonus – you can totally plan ahead when you know you have a busy day coming up by prepping everything ahead of time and storing the ready-made bags in the fridge. Breakfast, lunch and/or dinner just got so much easier!
Here is a short video of the entire process from start to finish – take a look:
How To Cook Omelets in a Bag
WARNING: We are not responsible for the extra calories that will be consumed once you realize how easy and yummy these are. Don’t say I didn’t warn you!
Omelets in a Bag Recipe
- Favorite Fillings (cheese, onion, ham, tomato, bell peppers, mushrooms, salt and pepper, etc.)
- Milk, optional (Adding a dash of milk makes your eggs a bit fluffier.)
YOU WILL ALSO NEED:
- Quart-sized freezer bags (1 per person)
- Large pot full of water
- Tongs to retrieve the bags from boiling water
- Sharpie marker (If you are making multiple omelets at a time, you might want to write the names or initials of each person on their bag)
- Fill a large pot with water and bring to a boil.
- Meanwhile, cut and prepare the fillings you’d like in your omelet.
- Break two eggs into a baggie, then add the fillings of your choice.
- Seal the bag with as little air as possible and mix the ingredients together by gently kneading or shaking the bag.
- Place the bag into the boiling water and let it cook until the eggs are set. (A general rule of thumb is to let each bag cook for about 6 minutes per egg. So for a two-egg omelet you should expect a cook time of around 12 minutes. A three-egg omelet will take 18-20 minutes etc.)
- Remove the bag from the water with the tongs.
- Grab a fork and eat right out of the bag, or serve on a plate and enjoy!
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