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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 279.0
  • Total Fat: 9.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 216.0 mg
  • Sodium: 803.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 25.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.0 g
  • Protein: 27.1 g

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One Minute Microwave Muffin

Submitted by: KITHKINCAID
One Minute Microwave Muffin

Introduction

Tight on time? This quick breakfast literally takes one minute. Set your stopwatch..and GO! Tight on time? This quick breakfast literally takes one minute. Set your stopwatch..and GO!
Number of Servings: 1

Ingredients

    1 large egg
    2 oz deli meat (I like ham or turkey)
    1 oz cheese (I use slices, but you could also use shredded)
    1 english muffin (recipe calories are for Thomas' Better Start High Fiber muffins)
    non-stick spray, pinch salt, pepper or other seasoning you like
    Ziplock one-cup snack size container (or a glass bowl, or ceramic dish - basically I use this cause it makes the egg a perfect round shape to fit the muffin - so in this case - size matters!)

Directions

Spray the Ziplock cup with cooking spray. Crack egg into the container and add your salt, pepper or other seasoning and beat with a fork until scrambled. Pop in the microwave for 20 seconds.

Meanwhile, split english muffin and pop in toaster.

Take out egg (it will still be runny) and top with cheese and meat. Pop back in microwave for another 30 seconds.

Grab a papertowel or napkin and take the hot, toasted muffin out of the toaster. When the egg beeps, grab it out of the microwave and dump the contents on top of the muffin. Sandwich and GO!






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  • 104 of 104 people found this review helpful
    Use a coffee mug for cooking the egg and it will be the perfect size for the muffin and no plastic used. - 4/16/12

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  • 68 of 69 people found this review helpful
    I try to make a muffin pan of these at the beginning of the week and with a family of 5 they don't last long! Just spray the muffin pan; add beaten eggs, veggies, salsa, meat, etc and bake. Then store in a baggie or airtight container and warm as many as you need, when you need them! Yummy! - 6/12/12

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    66 of 69 people found this review helpful
    Yummy - try adding some fresh baby spinach to add a little bit of vegie to it! - 12/9/11

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  • 41 of 47 people found this review helpful
    I haven't made this yet, but wanted to clear something up for other readers: the plastic-in-microwave carcinogen scare is false information, just a rumour that got passed around in various incarnations, mainly through chain forwarded emails. :)

    http://www.snopes.com/medical/toxins/coo
    kplastic.asp - 2/1/12

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  • Incredible!
    35 of 46 people found this review helpful
    I'm pretty sure that SP wouldn't have featured this recipe if microwaving in a plastic dish was so deadly. Don't breathe in the air outside either, it also causes cancer. In other news, recipe was quick, easy, and great to make something better than McD's for breakfast! Thanks for sharing!!! - 2/1/12

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  • Incredible!
    24 of 24 people found this review helpful
    I do this all the time with egg beaters or egg whites in a carton, but I use 2 eggs worth and no meat. no scrambling required. thanks for the tip to spray the container- cleanup has always been the hardest part. without the meat, my version is only 198 calories and 3g of fat. - 2/12/12

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  • Incredible!
    16 of 17 people found this review helpful
    I do this at least once a week. I change it up by using a toasted sandwich thin some days, and I also precook some turkey bacon to add instead of the deli meat. Much costs less than the fast food version, and it is SO good! - 11/24/11

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  • 15 of 15 people found this review helpful
    I use a custard bowl. It's exactly the right size! I also add red pepper and Tobasco to the mixture and as much milk as yolk. - 2/24/12

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  • Very Good
    15 of 15 people found this review helpful
    I use a toasted sandwich thin, an egg, and a Morningstar sausage patty. Cheese if I feel like it. This is my weekend breakfast if I'm in a hurry. Love it.
    Martha - 12/9/11

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  • Incredible!
    13 of 15 people found this review helpful
    My husband and I make these at least twice a week; however we use a glass storage container for two reasons - 1. It doesn't need any cooking spray or butter and is still fairly easy to clean and 2. Isn't there a whole controversy over heating food in plastic, (BPA) we just try to avoid it. - 12/9/11

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  • 8 of 10 people found this review helpful
    Micro Egg doesn't appeal to me. I stove top cook an egg in the a.m. or night before and place in a container with a slice of cheese and slice of canadian bacon. Once at work i toast my english muffin and a few seconds in the micro to warm the egg, bacon and cheese.. my cal count is > 279 though. - 1/21/12

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    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    This is my breakfast everyday. I have the calories down to 230. Look for a leaner Canadian bacon. The brand I buy has 60 calories for 3 slices and I only use 1/4 c egg beaters. My cheese is 60 calories a slice. I wish I knew what cheese was 45 calories a slice and I would try it. - 8/28/12

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  • 5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Iíve made this breakfast sandwich for years just like this. You donít need to use the plastic just spray a microwavable dish the size of the muffin. You can also make it come out as poached egg. Hint: cover the dish and when you hear the second pop of the egg (45sec+/-) itís done perfectly. Boom! - 3/14/12

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  • 4 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I bought a microwave egg mcmuffin maker at Walmart for less than $4.00 it's reusable and in section with appliances perfect size for on muffins. I don't scramble my egg to make it more like the fast food version. I use Kraft lowfat cheddar cheese. large egg and skip the bacon. easy. cheap. less cal! - 12/7/12

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I'm going to try this again with some Canadian Bacon I just bought at WalMart. Should be delicious and much less expensive $ wise, carb wise, fat wise, calorie wise than any fast food breakfast sandwich. - 2/14/12

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  • 4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I have this every day but sometimes i have it for lunch instead of breakfest and I use a 1/4 cup of egg beaters to cut down on the salt and chloresterol. I have a container that will make 2 of them at a time and it is for microwaves. - 1/14/12

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  • Good
    4 of 11 people found this review helpful
    NEVER USE A PAPER TOWEL OR NAPKIN TO REMOVE ANYTHING FROM A HOT TOASTER. EITHER ONE MIGHT CATCH ON FIRE QUICKLY. Use WOODEN TONGS INSTEAD.I no longer do the ham added I tablespoon Salsa on muffin less Sodium - 12/9/11

    Reply from KITHKINCAID (12/9/11)
    Hey Nora - Thanks for specifying this. I never use the paper towel to actually remove the toast, just to wrap the sandwich in to take it to go!


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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Great, quick recipe! When I have protein in the mornings I feel better all day. This would also be good when you need something quick for lunch or dinner. - 12/9/11

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  • 3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    With slight variations I have made such a breakfast sandwich for years.

    Instead of a whole egg, I use one or two whites (depending on the egg size) & I skip the ham. Be sure to spary the cup with a butter spray - eggs stick!

    Such a sandwich carries this gal through until noontime!

    God bles - 9/18/12

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  • 3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I eat this every couple of days but my version uses Sara Lee 45 calorie bread, extra lean ham, and 2% milk slice cheese. This drops the calories by 50. I know 50 calories doesn't seem like much but it can be used for a piece of fruit or if not replaced with anything it adds up over time. - 2/12/12

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  • 3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Great recipe! This is so easy that my kids can make their own before leaving for school in the morning. It tastes really good and they can eat in the car on the way to school. Faster even than a bowl of cereal! Nice to know you can have a healthy, fast breakfast that also tastes good. - 1/29/12

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    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I've been doing this for a long time, I work from home and on super-busy days I take a break to make this and have it for lunch. It's good with just about anything, chop up some mushrooms, onions, peppers and give it a little zest. - 9/8/13

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    2 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I luv this, recipe it sounds, just perfect in, fact i will try, this for my, breakfast tomorrow as, it is my, Day Off (, Diet - Wise), thanks for this, lovely lovely tip. - 12/7/12

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    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Awesome. So easy, I love to add fresh red, yellow and orange peppers to mine. Adds beautiful colors and the taste is to die for. I also use Egg Beaters most of the time. So much easier. - 4/19/12

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    love it, easy an fast, will be making again - 2/12/12

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I do this all the time. I use a ramikin to cook the egg I add: 1 Tbs of diced ham, a pinch of shredded cheese, 1-2 Tbs of water, dash of salt and pepper. The water makes the egg fluffy and I cook it for 2 minutes as I like it not runny and it cooks out the water. adding veggies would be good too - 9/8/13

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    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I make this quite frequently. Yummy and fast! - 9/8/13

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Don't forget, it's the egg yolk that contains that much needed iron and the fat from it is not harmful! This makes a great breakfast!!! - 9/8/13

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I found a microwave safe container specifically made for the round eggs. I've been making this for a long time. It is great! My family all love it. - 8/27/13

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Good, quick, and on the go breakfast! - 6/20/13

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    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I have teen boys and use this recipe frequently to pass them something they can eat quickly when they are running late. I also enjoy it myself now and then. Feels like a hardy breakfast even though it is fast and can be made light and healthy. Keeps us all out of the McDonald's drive through! - 2/10/13

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    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was so quick and yummy! - 1/26/13

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I found the time was not quite long enough in my microwave, but a few more seconds (10) made it perfect! - 8/2/12

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    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Wonderful & quick & easy too! - 6/10/12

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  • I've done variations of this one for years. Works great--but don't ever forget the cooking spray. I don't know how, but egg fuses itself to glass & plastic better than some epoxy! - 8/27/14

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  • This works great and tastes yummy. Flavor it just how you like it. Quick breakfast. irtually no mess. - 7/20/14

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  • This is really good, but I use leftover turkey that I've cooked to avoid any extra sodium in my diet. - 7/20/14

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  • I make my egg on the stove top with cooking spray, I use one slice of very thin ham and then fold to size of muffin gives illusion of more meat and I only use a 1/2 slice cheese (not a real big fan of slice cheese) occasionally adding spinach and tomato but without it is only 270 cal full of yummy! - 7/20/14

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  • RMARSH07. We live in NY and Wegman's Grocery carries Fat Free Cheddar Cheese. 1 slice is 30 calories,0 Fat, 5g Protein. Taste good and melts nice. Good on Toasted Cheese. - 7/20/14

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  • Quick & easy - I chopped the ham and added it with a few peppers and onions to make a Western! - 7/20/14

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  • I make this ahead of time,put sandwiches in individual sandwich bags then into a long bread bag and into the freezer. This way I have Sunday breakfast & /or when we have guest for the week. Living in Florida we have a lot of. All I have to do is discard the plastic wrap sandwich in a paper towel mic - 7/17/14

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  • Love this! This is my go-to breakfast most mornings. I omit the meat, the sandwich still keeps me satisfied. - 6/28/14

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  • I love this recipe. I used canadian bacon and one slice of low fat cheddar cheese, and put on a multigrain sandwich thin. So simple, so good! - 6/25/14

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  • I know that I would like this recipe, but I have a much easier way to do it now! I bought myself a breakfast sandwich maker and it makes breakfast sandwiches in a much easier way. It takes 3-4 minutes and you don't even have to beat the egg unless you want to!!! Or you can use egg whites only. - 3/28/14

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  • The FDA has only tested and passed containers saying that they are microwave safe. If it does not say that it is microwave safe then do not use it in the microwave. Simple. - 3/7/14

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  • For those concerned about microwaving plastics, just make sure that whatever plastic you are using is microwave safe. My husband is a chemical engineer and there are federal guidelines for manufacturers regarding the use of their products in the microwaves. Some can and some cannot be microwaved. - 3/7/14

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  • I thin I am going to love this one!! I know what I am having for breakfast tomorrow morning! YUM - 3/6/14

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  • A popular go-to fast, healthy, on the go (or not!) meal at my house. I have tried Canadian bacon as well and add diced green peppers and onions (or any veggies available) to the egg and top w/ spinach. I have small glass dessert dishes that are the perfect size for the muffin or pocket breads. - 3/6/14

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  • I used an egg substitute and Light shredded Cheddar Cheese. Delicious!!! - 3/6/14

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    i am going to try this using whole wheat english muffin and egg white in the box, using an egg ring, cooking the egg in a pan. just to see how i like it. - 3/6/14

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    What a great idea! And the add on tips are great too! I always wondered how to do the egg part. Thanks for sharing - 3/6/14

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Seems really quick and easy but I personally cannot stand the smell of microwaved eggs so I don't know if I could try this or not. - 2/20/14

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    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I have made something like this, but I always hated cooking it in a pan. I never thought about the microwave! Billiant!! - 2/5/14

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  • Bacon bits work well for the meat too. I like to just poke the yolk w/a fork--more "authentic" that way :-) - 1/30/14

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  • I have something similar every day for breakfast at work. Use 1/2 cup egg beaters in a tall mug, sprayed with cooking spray. Add 2 tbsp of salsa, break up a laughing cow cheese wedge in it. Add salt and pepper, stir it up. Microwave on high for 1 min. Stir. Micowave for another 1.5 min. Eat! - 11/13/13

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  • I have made my version of this for a few years now
    1 lg egg
    1 slice precooked bacon
    1 Arnold whole wheat sandwich thin
    I prefer a soft yoke and cook w/out scrambling - 11/5/13

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  • Make sure to cover the cup (I used a napkin) during the second cooking stage. Great quick recipe. - 11/5/13

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Sounds delicious! - 10/13/13

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  • I'm not a big fan of microwave-egg-cooking... but I have one of those itty-bitty frying pans that is perfectly egg-sized. While the English Muffin is toasting, I cook the egg on the stove; the cheese and Canadian bacon warm/melt once assembled; then I wrap in a paper towel and head out the door! - 10/9/13

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  • Great for the whole family! We don't use the meat, and I sometimes mix in a little chopped broccoli. My daughter likes a teaspoon of real bacon bits mixed in with the egg. Yummy and fast! - 9/15/13

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    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I am definitely going to try this! - 9/8/13

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  • A couple day's breakfast this week. Thanks - 9/8/13

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  • Spray a small paper bowl, add 2 egg whites (scrambled), put a paper towel on top, and cook for 1 min. Perfect size for English Muffin and... EASY clean up :) - 9/8/13

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  • Bad
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    The sodium and cholesterol are way over the top for me! I might omit the egg and increase the meat portion of something low sodium and low fat like deli turkey slices. Otherwise sounds great. - 9/8/13

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  • wow! didnt know it was so easy...saves money on the run! - 9/8/13

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    this sounds perfect, my husband leaves for work at 4:40 am this would be something he could make while he is brushing his teeth and then grab on the way to the bus thanks for all the great ideas - 9/8/13

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  • I make a meal like this all the time - except with 2 egg whites and minus the cheese. It quick and easy and packed with protein. I use canadian bacon because its low in fat/calories. I also add in some chopped up veggies like green peppers and onions or spinach. - 9/8/13

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Wow. Look at how high the sodium on this "healthy" food is! :( - 9/8/13

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  • I use the Tupperware microwave egg cooker. No oil spray, needed. I add pre-diced mixed bell peppers, a scallion,deli meat slice and a sprinkle of shredded cheese. - 9/8/13

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I make something similar most mornings for my breakfast. I use Thomas' Lite Multi-Grain muffins (100 cals)' two eggs whites, and either 2 slices of Hormel pre-cooked bacon, or Canadian bacon. I don't usually add cheese, but if I do I use half a slice. Without cheese, my sandwich is around 165 cal. - 9/8/13

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  • I've made these several times I have a special microwave dish for cooking the right round size egg. - 9/8/13

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  • Great! - 8/27/13

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  • You can cut the sodium a lot by using Swiss cheese and a slice of Canadian bacon. - 8/27/13

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  • I use light English muffins and sliced hard-boiled egg. Hymie is a filling fast breakfast! - 8/10/13

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    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    good but too bad the microwave turns it into dead food... a toaster oven would save the nutrients - 7/6/13

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  • What a great idea i had some Canadian bacon that works well with it too. - 6/23/13

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  • i have been making these since i was a teenager and have always enjoyed them - 4/17/13

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  • I use a Tupperware soup bowl with a lid and it works great!! Only 42 seconds in microwave and egg is done! Quick and easy! - 4/2/13

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  • I make these with Arnold sandwich thins. YUM - 4/2/13

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  • I make these nearly every morning, placing the egg in a small cereal bowl. I don't add any meat or cheese these days because I'm trying to cut back on them. Its just as good for me with only egg and seasonings, sometimes broccoli or spinach. - 3/15/13

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    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I have this for breakfast every morning! I use egg whites (30 cals for 1/4 cup) microwave them for 1 min with some pepper, slice of Kraft low fat cheese (30 cals) and two slices ww toast (160 cals) You don't even need butter! - 3/5/13

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  • Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I use the stove top myself and just as quick. Non-stick pan. Pop the toast, English muffin, or bagel into the toaster. By the time it pops up, I have scrambled my egg. I never used processed 'fake' cheese slices-always the real stuff, or I will use one of the garlic and herb cream cheese spread. YUM - 2/20/13

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  • so easy and delicious! a money saver too!! - 2/18/13

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  • Used a coffee mug, egg beaters, American cheese and a bagel. Pretty good. - 2/17/13

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  • Very good & quick! - 2/12/13

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  • Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    the biggest loser family cookbook features a similar recipe. i use canadian bacon and 2% american cheese and an egg white. i also don't use plastic, i have some 1 cup size bowls that i picked up cheap at big lots that are the perfect size, just spray it first with pam. - 2/9/13

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  • Eggsellent! (sorry) - 1/29/13

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  • I like to add a tablespoon or so of fresh salsa to the eggs which helps add some veggies. - 1/22/13

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  • Very good, quick and easy! Hubby loves them. - 1/16/13

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Sounds great and super easy. - 1/5/13

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Ouch! Watch out for the McLawyers coming after you for McTrademark violations. - 12/7/12

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  • Quick solution for a staple favorite. Hot salsa or Bruschetta to taste. - 12/7/12

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I actually may do this one.... - 11/15/12

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  • Wonderful much better than mcdonalds - 11/10/12

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  • Love this when camping - quick and everybody out the door - 11/3/12

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  • I've made these for years and have always used a standard size coffee mug. you can also make a perfect poached style egg this way just poke it a few times with a toothpick, cover with paper towel and nuke about 45 seconds. - 9/18/12

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  • I like to add chopped peppers and onions to mine...yum! - 9/18/12

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  • I make this practically every morning, but use liquid egg white instead of the whole egg, cuts back on some additional calories. - 9/16/12

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  • Great recipe for me. We have a set of deep Corningware bowls that are the perfect size for this. - 8/15/12

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  • I love making this for breakfast. It is quick and easy and very tasty! I do not scramble the egg, instead, just crack it open into the bowl and microwave as is. It's like having a fried egg. - 8/12/12

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