How to Make a Microwave Egg Omelet

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Looking for a quick and nutritious breakfast in the morning? Try this easy microwave egg omelet.

Ingredients and Directions


  1. BEAT eggs, water, salt and pepper in small bowl until blended.

  2. MICROWAVE butter in 9-inch glass pie plate on HIGH until melted, about 45 seconds. TILT plate to coat bottom evenly. POUR egg mixture into hot pie plate. COVER TIGHTLY with plastic wrap.

  3. MICROWAVE egg mixture on HIGH 2 to 3 minutes, rotating 1/4 turn every 30 seconds. Do not stir.

  4. When top is thickened and no visible liquid egg remains, PLACE filling on one half of the omelet. FOLD omelet in half with turner; slide from pie plate onto serving plate. SERVE immediately.


  • EGGS 2
  • Tbsp. water 2
  • tsp. salt 1/8
  • pepper Dash
  • tsp. butter 1
  • cup filling, such as shredded cheese, finely chopped ham 1/3 to 1/2

There is more than one method for making omelets. Here is a quick and easy guide for making microwave omelets.
For savory omelet: Fill with a combination of cheese, meat, seafood or poultry, and vegetables, as desired.
For sweet omelet: Substitute a pinch of sugar for the salt. Fill with preserves or fruit. Top with a dusting of powdered sugar or dessert sauce.