Omelette in a Mug

Need an easy omelette recipe? Try a microwave omelette! Learn how to cook eggs in the microwave, and you'll have an easy and delicious meal, perfect for busy days.

  • Prep time: 2 minutes
  • Cook time: 2 minutes
  • Yield: 1 serving

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray or extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 tablespoon grated cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 teaspoon¬†finely chopped chives or green onion greens
  • Pinch salt
  • Pinch of black pepper

Special equipment:

Method

1 Spray the inside of a large, microwave-safe mug lightly with cooking oil spray, or coat the inside of the mug with olive oil.

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2 Crack 2 eggs into the mug, add 1 tablespoon of milk, and beat with a fork.

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3 Add grated cheese and other extras such as chopped red bell pepper or chives. Add a sprinkle of salt and pepper. Stir with a fork until well mixed.

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4 Microwave and stir in 20 to 30 second increments: Microwave for 30 second on high. Remove from microwave and stir with a fork.

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Return to the microwave and cook for another 20 to 30 seconds. (Whether it's 20 or 30 depends on the power of your microwave, you may need to experiment to see what times work best for your situtation.)

You'll see patches of firm cooked egg mixture beginning to form. Remove and stir again.

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Return to the microwave and cook for another 20 to 30 seconds or until the omelette has set.

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