Ziploc Bag Omelet

Cindi Bauer

By
@DomesticGoddess

I use to prepare omelets in one of those omelet pans, but not anymore! Preparing them in those quart-size Ziploc freezer bags, is so much easier, a lot quicker, and hearty enough for 1-serving.


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Serves:
1 (But if making 2 omelets, read the *note following the recipe.)
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1-qt. size
ziploc freezer bag
2 large
eggs
several dash(es)
of black pepper (see *note)
1-1/2 to 2
slices of bacon, cooked & crumbled (see *note)
1 TBSP.
diced onion
1 TBSP.
diced green bell peppers
2-3 TBSP.
shredded sharp cheddar cheese

Step-By-Step

1Fill a large saucepan (half-way) with water, then bring water to a rolling boil. (I used a 3-quart saucepan.)
2While waiting for the water to come to a boil, crack the 2 eggs into the quart size Ziploc Freezer Bag.
3Seal the bag, and mush the eggs by squeezing the bag.
4Open the bag, add the black pepper, then add the bacon, onion, green peppers, and the cheese. Mush the ingredients together.
5Squeeze out as much of the air as you can, then seal the bag.
6Place the bag into the pan of boiling water, and boil exactly for 14 minutes. (After 7 minutes of cooking, I turn the baggie over. I do this using a pair of tongs.)
7Use tongs to remove the Ziploc bag from the boiling water, and place the bag onto a plate.
8Unzip the bag, or use a pair of scissors, and carefully cut off the top of the bag.
9Hold the two bottom corners of the baggie up over the plate, and let the omelet slide out onto the plate. Season the omelet with a bit of the salt, if desired.
10*Note: You can substitute McCormick's Hot Shots! Black & Red Pepper Blend, or Lawry's Seasoned Pepper, for the black pepper.
11*Additional note: You can use a variety of ingredients to make the omelets, such as: Canadian bacon, chopped ham or chopped pepperoni, other cheeses, also diced red, yellow, or orange bell peppers. Also, you can prepare 2 Ziploc Bag Omelets at the same time, but... by boiling them in a larger pot. (I used a 5-quart Dutch Oven.) Just be sure the pot you are using, is able to cook both baggies together, side-by-side.