Microwave Scrambled Eggs


Learn how to scramble eggs in the microwave with this easy recipe. Scrambled eggs have long been a staple for most breakfasts, and most people add assorted ingredients to make their eggs extra fluffy. But this recipe is your basic scrambled eggs with just salt and pepper. If you want to add anything, add butter. Unlike milk, which will dilute the flavor and cause rubbery eggs, butter makes them creamy. Don't want to microwave them? Cook them on the stovetop over medium heat.

close up view of Scrambled Eggs with peppers and ketchup
Prep Time:
2 mins
Cook Time:
3 mins
Total Time:
5 mins


  • cooking spray

  • 8 eggs

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Spray a large glass bowl with cooking spray.

  2. Crack 1 egg into a small ramekin, then pour into the prepared bowl. Whisk egg. Repeat with remaining eggs, whisking well after each addition.

  3. Cook eggs in the microwave for 30 seconds; remove and stir. Continue cooking in 30-second intervals, stirring after each, until eggs are almost set, about 3 minutes total. Season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

126 Calories
9g Fat
1g Carbs
11g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 126
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 11%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Cholesterol 327mg 109%
Sodium 162mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 0%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 11g
Calcium 47mg 4%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 118mg 3%

* 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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