Omelet in a Bag


This easy omelet-in-a-bag recipe is great for when there are picky eaters in the crowd who want different egg additions. You can make as many as needed or just one if you like. Got this from an internet friend. Good served with fruit and coffee cake.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 2 large eggs

  • 2 slices ham, chopped (Optional)

  • ½ cup shredded Cheddar cheese

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh tomato (Optional)

  • 2 fresh mushrooms, sliced (Optional)

  • 1 tablespoon chopped onion (Optional)

  • 1 tablespoon chopped green bell pepper (Optional)

  • 1 tablespoon chunky salsa (Optional)


  1. Gather all ingredients.

    All ingredients gathered to make an omelet in a bag.

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  2. Crack eggs into a large resealable freezer bag. Press out most of the air, and seal. Shake or squeeze to beat the eggs.

    Eggs cracked and beaten in a large bag.

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  3. Open the bag, and add ham, Cheddar, tomato, mushrooms, onion, bell pepper, and salsa. Squeeze out as much of the air as you can and seal the bag again.

    Rest of ingredients added to bag and mixed.

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  4. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Place the bag (up to 8 bags at a time) into the boiling water. Cook for exactly 13 minutes.

    Place the bag in boiling water.

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  5. Open the bag, and let the omelet roll out onto a plate. The omelet should roll out easily.

    Omelet rolled out onto a plate.

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Close up on a cooked omelet in a bag, topped with salsa.

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

484 Calories
34g Fat
8g Carbs
38g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 484
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 34g 43%
Saturated Fat 17g 84%
Cholesterol 463mg 154%
Sodium 1322mg 57%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 38g
Vitamin C 14mg 70%
Calcium 484mg 37%
Iron 3mg 17%
Potassium 588mg 13%

* 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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