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Omelet in a Mug Recipe

"This is a great way to make a quick-and-easy breakfast for one person," reports Susan Adair of Somerset, Kentucky. "I love to fix this flavorful omelet for my husband, who rarely has time at all to prepare or clean up!"
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min. YIELD:1 servings


  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons diced fully cooked ham
  • 1 tablespoon diced green pepper
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • 1. In a microwave-safe mug coated with cooking spray, combine all ingredients. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 1 minute; stir. Cook 1 to 1-1/2 minutes longer or until eggs are completely set. Yield: 1 serving.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 223 calories, 15g fat (7g saturated fat), 447mg cholesterol, 449mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 19g protein.

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Reviewed Jan. 28, 2013

"Loved so much, I adapted and taught to my youth cooking class. GREAT and easy!"

Reviewed Jul. 16, 2012

"My 19 yr old never knows what to have for breakfast but when I showed her this recipe, she made it twice in the first week! So much simpler than getting out the frypan. You need a bit more time to firm up the eggs though."

Reviewed Apr. 25, 2012

"It tasted like the eggs you'd get from Denny's: rubbery, flaky, not very flavorful at all. It IS quick, though. Took me about five minutes, total."

Reviewed Jul. 21, 2011

"This is a quick, easy, nutritious and most of all delicious breakfast entree!"

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