Ziploc Omelettes Recipe

This is a super idea for camping or when you have guests staying over. Individual, easy to make omelettes, one pot and minimal washing up!


Prep Time

3 minutes

Cooking Time

13 minutes


1 bag-recipe per person

Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 Extra-large (or 3 large) eggs per bag
  • 1 Ziploc freezer/quart-size bag for each person

Omelette flavouring ideas

  • Grated cheese
  • Sliced mushrooms
  • Chopped spring onion
  • Chopped tomato
  • Sweet pepper strips

Recipe Method

1. Put a large pot of water on the stove to come to a rolling boil.
2. Have guests write their name on the bag with permanent marker.
3. Crack 2 eggs into each bag, seal bag, and shake to break up the eggs well.
4. Each guest then adds in any selection of ingredients they enjoy to their bag of beaten egg.
5. Make sure to press the air out of each bag before zipping closed.
6. Place the bags into the boiling water for exactly 13 minutes. You can usually cook 6-8 omelettes together in a large pot.
7. Open the bags, and roll each omelette out onto a dinner plate. Serve immediately.

Hints & Tips

Typical Nutritional Information (ready-to-eat) Per 100g 
Per Serving (245g) 
Energy (kJ) 547 1340.2 
Total protein (g) 10.8 26.5 
Carbohydrate, avail. (g) 1.9 4.7 
Total fat (g) 8.7 21.3 
of which: Saturated fat (g)           2.31 5.7
     Trans fat (g) 0 0
     Mono-unsaturated fat (g) 3.45 8.45 
     Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1.63 3.99 
Cholesterol (mg) 261 639.5 
Dietary fibre (g) 0.7 1.7 
Total sodium (mg) 318 779.1