Omlet in a Bag

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Oh back to school time, the time of extremely busy weeknights, not enough time to fix wonderful meals for you family….or is it?  Weeknight meals do not need made out of a box or pre-packaged containers.  Everyone loves breakfast for dinner, and this is an easy way to make everyone happy.

The instructions are simple.  Gather your favorite omlet fixin’s…here’s a few suggestions:

handful of cubed ham
2 Tbsp cheese–cheddar, mozzarella, parmesan, monterey jack
handful diced turkey (or deli turkey sliced)
1-2 Tbsp bacon crumbles
handful fresh spinach leaves
1 Tbsp yellow or green onions, diced
handful of asparagus, diced
handful of sliced mushrooms
1 Tbsp salsa
1 Tbsp pesto (my favorite)
1-2 Tbsp diced green or red peppers
dash of salt and pepper
dash of hot sauce

Put a large pot on the stove filled half way with water and bring to a boil.

Then, whip up 2 eggs per person in a bowl with a fork and put it in a quart size heavy duty ziplock bag (not the cheap flimsy stuff).  Have everyone add their favorite ingredients, seal up the bags and write each person’s name on their bag with a Sharpie.

Place bags in boiling (up to 8 bags) water and cook for 13 minutes.  Open and the omlets should slide out easily.  Enjoy 🙂

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