This Microwavable Omelette Recipe Will Save Your Morning

We've all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but many a hectic morning it's all we can do to scarf down some cereal and steal sips from an oversize travel mug of coffee. Luckily, this microwavable omelette in a cup is impossibly easy, with all the protein and flavor you need for a hearty, healthy breakfast in a convenient, travel ready package. You can even add toppings to customize your creation-- it only takes enough time and energy to sprinkle them on. 

Pro tip: Egg yolks can explode in the microwave if not punctured properly. Mix your omelette thoroughly before cooking!

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Prep time: 5 minutes, Cook time: 2-3 minutes

Servings: 1

162 calories, 2.2g carbs, 13g protein, 10g fat (nutrition facts apply to one serving without toppings)


• 2 large eggs

• 1 tablespoon milk or water

• Toppings (if desired): shredded cheese, chopped onion, chopped bell pepper, chopped ham, chopped cooked bacon, cooked sausage crumbles, salt, pepper

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• Spray a microwave-safe cup with non-stick cooking spray.

• Crack eggs into cup and add milk – beat with fork until well-mixed.

• Microwave for one minute.

• Sprinkle with desired toppings.

• Microwave for a further 30-60 seconds or until the egg is cooked through.

• Season with salt and pepper, to taste.

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This is just one of the delicious time saving recipes in The Hungry Student Healthy Cookbook, a unique book of recipes for the chef with their hands full. Designed with the busy University student in mind, this cookbook is perfect for anyone short on time, wanting for kitchen appliances, or otherwise cooking on hard mode.