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Omelet in a Mug

Sharlene J McKee

"A quick and easy breakfast when you don't have time to cook or do dishes afterwards."
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17 m servings 217 cals
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 serving)


  • Calories:
  • 217 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 13.9 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.5g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 20.9 g
  • 42%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 213 mg
  • 71%
  • Sodium:
  • 503 mg
  • 20%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Combine egg, egg whites, Cheddar cheese, ham, bell pepper, salt, and ground pepper in a microwave-safe mug coated with non-stick spray.
  2. Microwave on high for 1 minute; stir. Return to microwave and cook until eggs are completely set, 1 to 1 1/2 minutes longer.

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I made three of these this morning, as I wanted to have a fun breakfast that I could make with my two kids and have them participate. I don't keep green bell pepper on hand, I used red instead. ...

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Not sure why, but this didn't work as well for me as it apparently did for everyone else )-: I used 2 whole eggs and a couple of teaspoons of milk in addition to some cheese, chopped mushroom a...

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I made three of these this morning, as I wanted to have a fun breakfast that I could make with my two kids and have them participate. I don't keep green bell pepper on hand, I used red instead. ...

Easy and delicious without a ton of prep or clean up!What more could you ask for from a simple yet filling breakfast? Perfect for when you need something "on the go". I've been making this for m...

I use two whole eggs, I didn't feel like separating eggs, some left over cooked Italian sausage and some diced peppers. My microwave is pretty powerful, I cooked for 1 minute and the egg puffed...

I have made these for ages. The only difference is I add a tablesppon or so of milk when I whisk the eggs to make them fluffier. Very easy and quick to make!

This is the second time I've made this, the first time following the recipe to the was very good. This time I made two Egg McMuffins (used ramekins, the perfect size) and cooked for...

I make this every weekend for our group home consumers. Only I use a bowl with a tablespoon of butter around the perimeter of the bowl, crack 1 egg in the center, mix with a fork, add 1 tablesp...

I love this recipe for a quick, protein-packed breakfast. I used two whole eggs vs egg whites and added a fresh sliced mushroom and 2 teaspoons milk as others had recommended for a fluffier omel...

Surprise,I thought I created this method. I have been making omelets in a cup for years also. I use typically use eggbeaters, one wedge of laughing cow cheese, fresh spinach and sun dried toma...

This is Hilarious !!! I think Sharlene has been spying on my kitchen, LOL. My wife is VERY calorie conscious ( though she doesn't really need to be) and since I'm the cook I'm always trying to f...