Easy Omelet in a Bag


Perfect for camping or fun family-style cooking. Pop in all ingredients in a baggie and boil. This recipe can be easily modified to suit the tastes of the consumer. Add salsa or hash browns. Fun for the whole family and is a great camping food since it doesn't require a frying pan. You can even use Egg Beaters® or other substitute.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
1 omelet


  • 2 extra large eggs

  • 2 tablespoons crumbled cooked bacon

  • 2 tablespoons shredded Cheddar cheese

  • 2 teaspoons diced onion

  • 1 teaspoon diced bell pepper

  • 1 teaspoon thinly sliced mushroom

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ¼ teaspoon ground paprika

  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 pinch salt to taste


  1. Put eggs, bacon, Cheddar cheese, onion, bell pepper, mushrooms, black pepper, paprika, garlic powder, and salt in a resealable sandwich bag; seal. Shake vigorously until thoroughly mixed. Squeeze out any excess air and reseal.

  2. Bring a pot of water to a boil. Place bag in the boiling water; cook until egg is completely cooked, about 13 minutes. Remove bag using tongs or a large strainer. Carefully open bag and roll omelet onto a plate.

Cook's Note:

More than one baggie omelet can be cooked at a time, depending upon the size of pot you use. Approximately 6 or so will fill a large pot.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

365 Calories
27g Fat
4g Carbs
28g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 365
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 27g 34%
Saturated Fat 10g 51%
Cholesterol 474mg 158%
Sodium 787mg 34%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 28g
Vitamin C 4mg 19%
Calcium 192mg 15%
Iron 3mg 17%
Potassium 355mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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