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3 Ingredient Microwave Mug Omelette

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The microwave mug omelette is served on a white background with fresh peppers and parsley on top. | Hurry The Food Up

Our microwave mug omelette takes five minutes, two eggs and a microwave. It’s possibly the easiest omelette recipe you’ll ever use and is also packed with protein and flavour.

In fact, this microwave mug omelette recipe has only three main ingredients – eggs, milk and cheese – and if you’ve run out of milk it’s not a disaster! Adding milk to this recipe keeps your mug omelette super fluffy and light, as does covering the bowl with a paper towel in the microwave.

We’ve added pepper, cheddar and fresh parsley to ensure that this healthy omelette doesn’t scrimp on flavour either.

Numerous studies have shown that eggs are one of the best foods for weight loss and they fit perfectly into our vegetarian weight loss meal plan. What better way to start your day feeling fuller for longer than with this vegetarian omelette? 

The ingredients for the microwave mug omelette are laid out, including eggs, milk, peppers and cheese. | Hurry The Food Up

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Omelette you in on something: healthiest ever mug omelette

A lack of protein is a big concern for many vegetarians. If you’re searching for ways to include more protein in your veggie diet, the eggs in our microwave omelette are your best friend.

Eggs are super protein rich and have been shown to help people eat fewer calories during other meals, because they are so naturally nutritious and filling!

Eggs have got a bit of a bad rap in the past from misunderstandings about their effect on cholesterol. Eating eggs actually helps regulate your cholesterol as they raise the levels of ‘good’ cholesterol in your liver. 

Our microwave mug omelette is a great place to start, and we have plenty more information and recipe ideas in our veggie protein power e-cookbook! For more egg breakfast recipes, try our breakfast beans and eggs, or these huevos rancheros

The microwave mug omelette is being prepared in a bowl, with a jug of milk beside it. | Hurry The Food Up

Happy hens: which eggs are best?

Eggs are a cheap and nutritious food, but not all eggs are made equal. The type of egg you use for this healthy breakfast omelette really matters. 

Buying a carton of free-range eggs means the hens that laid them have been allowed to roam freely whilst eating a natural and nutrient rich diet. In turn, this means your egg can contain between three to six times more vitamin D than a battery farm egg. 

It’s helpful to be aware of the various classifications of egg quality, particularly the subtle difference between free-range and cage-free eggs. So, to make our truly cracking microwave mug omelette even better, pick the best quality eggs you can access! 

3 Ingredient Microwave Mug Omelette
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Looking for a protein packed start to your morning? Whip up our healthy & tasty microwave mug omelette in minutes!
Prep Time:2 minutes
Cook Time:3 minutes
Total Time:5 minutes
Servings:1
Calories:322kcal
Author: Abril Macías

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp milk (dairy, rice or soy unsugared)
  • 1.5 oz cheddar cheese (grated, could also be 3 oz)

Optional

  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp red bell pepper (diced, plus more for topping)
  • ½ tbsp parsley (chopped)
  • Black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • In a big microwavable cup whip eggs until there are no streaks of white or yolk left.
    2 eggs
  • Fold in half of the grated cheese, milk and ¼ tsp salt and 2 tbsp diced peppers.
    2 tbsp milk, 1.5 oz cheddar cheese, ¼ tsp salt, 2 tbsp red bell pepper
  • Cover the cup with a paper towel.
  • Bake in the microwave of 700 watts for 3 minutes, if necessary add another 15 seconds. The top should never be dry (this means overcooked).
  • Serve omelette topped with fresh red peppers, chopped parsley, salt and fresh black pepper to taste
    Black pepper to taste, ½ tbsp parsley

NOTES

 
If you want to make the portion more hearty add a third ounce of cheese to the eggs or have your omelette with 1 whole grain toast.
Looking for more healthy breakfast options?
Cracking Breakfast Beans and Eggs
Healthy Huevos Rancheros
Scrumptious Scrambled Eggs with Cream Cheese
Amazing Egg on Avocado Toast
Speedy Scrambled Eggs with Cheese

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
3 Ingredient Microwave Mug Omelette
Amount per Serving
Calories
322
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
24
g
37
%
Saturated Fat
 
12
g
75
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
2
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
7
g
Cholesterol
 
375
mg
125
%
Sodium
 
985
mg
43
%
Potassium
 
253
mg
7
%
Carbohydrates
 
4
g
1
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
3
g
3
%
Protein
 
23
g
46
%
Vitamin A
 
1701
IU
34
%
Vitamin C
 
26
mg
32
%
Calcium
 
394
mg
39
%
Iron
 
2
mg
11
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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