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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 257.3
  • Total Fat: 14.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 440.5 mg
  • Sodium: 541.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 7.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.5 g
  • Protein: 22.6 g

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Ziplock Omelet

Submitted by: MICHELLEM79

Introduction

This is a fun way to get the kids involved! This is a fun way to get the kids involved!
Number of Servings: 1

Ingredients

    2 Large Eggs
    1/8 Cup Sliced or Chopped Green Peppers
    1/8 Cup Chopped or Sliced Mushrooms
    1/8 Cup Chopped or SlicedTomatos
    1/2 oz Diced Cheddar Cheese
    2 Tbsp (or 1/8 Cup) Skim Milk
    1 Slice Fat Free American Cheese

Directions

Fill medium sauce pan with water and bring to a boil. Beat eggs and milk in bowl. Add Cheddar cheese, veggies and mix well. Pour mixture into ziplock sandwhich bag and seal. Place bag in boiling water and cook for about 13 minutes or until eggs are cooked through. Place American cheese slice on top of omelet and serve.

Number of Servings: 1

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MICHELLEM79.






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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I made this for camping & it was a huge hit! You can make them ahead of time & label the ziploc with each persons name, that way everyone can have control over their own ingredients. They aren't runny or rubbery & the bag only melts if hit by a flame directly. Enjoy! - 9/12/07

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  • Very Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Instead of using freezer / storage bags, you can use the Seal A Meal or Foodsaver bags - seal a strip across the bottom of the roll to make a bag, add your eggs and fillings, then seal the top without suctioning to make a boil-safe bag. - 2/10/08

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This is my favorite way to cook eggs for a large group. We did it for a retreat last fall, and everyone loved it. If I'm only eating eggs this way once or twice a year, I'm not too worried about the rumored problems with cooking in plastic bags. - 9/15/07

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  • 4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    People use plastic bags to bake their turkeys in during Thanksgiving. Plastic bottles are used every day for baby formula. Here is a link to a site that answers some questions about concerns about cooking with plastics. http://www.jhsph.edu/publichealthnews/arti
    cles/halden_plastics.htm - 9/9/07

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Put my ingredients in the bag, then the eggs, then mushed, then into a small frying pan (what I use when camping) and pushed it around....wondered "how the heck am I going to know when they're done?" and then - so KEWL! They just start peeling away from the bag! Buddies will be envious at camp! - 9/1/07

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Standard camping Stand-by. We used Egg Substitute, Veggies of choice, 2% shredded Cheese. Hubby adds sausage crumbles, or hambuger crumbled [left overs]. He also rolls it right out of the zip lock into a whole wheat pita pocket. Easy clean up when camping. The hot water doubles as dish water ltr. - 3/29/09

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  • Bad
    2 of 8 people found this review helpful
    There are carcinogenic chemicals released into your food when you heat a plastic bag either by microwave or boiling. This is NOT a safe way to cook. - 7/21/07

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is pretty amazing. I was concerned about boiling in a ziplock bag, but it worked great! I sprayed the inside with a little Pam first, and it didn't stick at all. I substituted a wedge of Laughing Cow for the American cheese slice, spreading it on a low-cal tortilla before adding the omelet. - 10/24/11

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Well chemicals or not, this would be a fabulous way to cook eggs when camping. We are going camping this summer and I have 4 kids. I can throw each childs favorite fixings in the bag, throw it in the cooler and add the eggs the next morning. Voila! No cleaning pans! - 7/27/07

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    It was so yummy & easy to make. The best part is you cook it in the water so you can do other things & not dirty a pan w/ egg & cheese or worry about flipping it. - 7/27/07

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    ...but my friend makes this same recipe in the microwave oven!!! The chemical comments? Biggest urban myth ever! The recipe? GREAT!!! - 7/23/07

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  • There are carcinogenic chemicals released into your food when you heat a plastic bag either by microwave or boiling. This is NOT a safe way to cook. - 10/9/12

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Good - 10/6/11

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  • I made this in cooking class in tenth grade :-p - 6/13/11

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  • These are great when you have a big crowd. Everyone writes their names on bags before making. Everyone gets breakfast at the same time. - 5/16/10

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  • gonna try this one..have family coming soon and we are all going camping! - 3/29/09

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is such a versatile recipe. I Love Love Love it! - 3/29/09

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I must warn heavily against using plastic bags this way (bpa's). Perhaps using a glass pint Ball [tm] jar partially submerged in the water might be a better alternative. - 3/29/09

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  • I love ziplock omelets!!!! It's such an easy way....with so little mess! - 1/12/09

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  • I didn't use the ingredients that went with this recipe but I did use the idea of the bag in boiling water. My husband thought I was crazy last night when I made them LOL. I was amazed that the eggs got done, it was very incredible how they are made. - 8/23/08

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  • I had problems with the bag touching the side of the pot but otherwise it's great! I learnt this in a survival camp thing a very long time ago. - 5/24/08

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  • The egg omlet tastes a lot different than to cook it in a skillet but over all it was alright. - 4/13/08

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  • I always use freezer bags - even the off brands work great. When I have people stay the night in my tiny apartment, I put out omelet ingredients, bags, and a sharpie and I get to do something other than cook all morning. Also, I wrap it up in a whole what tortilla for on-the-run mornings! - 3/19/08

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  • Glad bags broke at the seam on the end, will try ziplock next time. Eggs cooked up nicely, very easy to make, would be great to make with kids. - 1/21/08

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  • Really liked this. Both hubby and I like omelets, but I never make them (too much trouble). This is sooooo easy. Will be using eggbeaters next time, though. Was so impressed that am giving recipe to daughter and friend that requested it after my raves. - 10/29/07

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