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Easy Omelet in a Bag

Rated as 4.55 out of 5 Stars
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"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."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 365
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 omelet)

Directions

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  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.

Footnotes

  • 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; 26.6 3.8 27.6 474 787 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Great for camping. Quick, simple and nourishing. Checked out the zip loc site re: toxicity of the bag. To be honest you would have to eat a lot of food, cooked in the bags to be affected. No...

Most helpful critical review

While I agree this is a good camping recipe, or if you have a larger crowd for breakfast at home, it is definitely not a substitute for a quality omelet. I experimented with it several times, an...

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Great for camping. Quick, simple and nourishing. Checked out the zip loc site re: toxicity of the bag. To be honest you would have to eat a lot of food, cooked in the bags to be affected. No...

Great, but you must use qt. size FREEZER bags. Sandwich size is too small, and food storage bags are too thin and will melt.

We love to do this with large groups. Prep before you go and easy clean up. I recommend using small ziplock freezer bags. Trust me I'm speaking from experience. :)

Definitely use the FREEZER bags! Anything less will spring a leak.

We make these quite often while camping. You can modify it with different ingredients i.e. cooked ham, bacon, sausage, tomatoes, different cheeses, etc. The kids love putting these together. W...

I do river rafting trips for groups of 10-30 and this is one of my go to recipes for breakfast, it is simple and everyone can customize their own. One suggestion ALWAYS use the ziploc Freezer b...

While I agree this is a good camping recipe, or if you have a larger crowd for breakfast at home, it is definitely not a substitute for a quality omelet. I experimented with it several times, an...

Definitely a good idea for camping. I used a quart size bag because I didn't have resealable sandwich bag size. I would recommend smaller bag, as larger bag spread out ingredients to much. I ...

Worked great! I've heard of these before but not tried them. I didn't follow recipe exactly, only the cooking method. I whisked the eggs before adding to bag. Used black pepper, garlic salt,...