Microwave Omelet

Eggs cook surprisingly easily and quickly in the microwave. When you're in a pinch you can make a filling meal for breakfast or dinner in under five minutes. Go simple with a little cheese, or add any fixings you like.

Hands-On Time: 2 minutes
Ready In: 5 minutes
Yield: 1 serving

Ingredients

    2 eggs
    3 tablespoons grated cheddar cheese
    Non-stick cooking spray

    Optional Additions
    1/4 cup shredded fresh spinach
    1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives or cilantro
    1/4 cup pre-cooked sausage or chicken, chopped

Directions

  1. Spray the interior of a microwave-safe bowl with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Break eggs into the bowl and mix with a fork. Sprinkle in any optional ingredients, and swish the bowl a little to cover the contents with egg.
  3. Microwave on high for 1 1/2 minutes. If the center is still raw, cook in additional 10-second bursts so as not to dry out the omelet.
  4. Top with a dollop of sour cream.

Notes:
If you add any optional ingredients, the omelet may take longer to cook through. Do not eat with the same fork you used to stir the raw eggs.

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