Microwave 3-Minute Omelette in a Mug Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Published: August 17, 2020 Modified: November 3, 2020
Microwave 3-Minute Omelette in a Mug Recipe

If you don’t have some pots and pans in your apartment, don’t worry. You can still cook simple meals like this microwave omelette. All you need to do is dust that microwave and read on. In this recipe, we are going to show you how to make an omelette just by using a couple of ingredients.

The microwave is usually used for heating up food or thawing up leftovers. The heat that comes from the microwave, however, is enough to cook simple ingredients like eggs. For this microwave omelette, we gathered ingredients that go well with eggs, and at the same time can be easily cooked. Feel free to use other ingredients such as bacon instead of ham, and your choice of spices.

Serve this instant dish not only for breakfast but for lunch and dinner as well. If you are looking for more omelette recipes, try our Oven Omelette Recipe.

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How To Make Microwave 3-Minute Omelette in a Mug

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Cook some flavorful omelette with just a microwave oven.

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  • 2 medium eggs
  • 2 slices ham, diced
  • ½ bell pepper, diced
  • ¼ cup spinach, chopped
  • 1 tbsp cheese, shredded
  • pinch of salt


  1. In a medium-sized bowl, beat together eggs and salt.

  2. Add the spinach and bell peppers and mix well.

  3. Add the ham and mix thoroughly.

  4. Pour the mixture into a microwaveable mug.

  5. Cook in the microwave for 2 to 3 minutes.

  6. Add shredded cheese if preferred, and serve your quick omelette in the mug!

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Commonly Asked Questions

Can I use other vegetables?

Yes! You can experiment with the vegetable you want to include in your omelet. We recommend using tomatoes and onions for that extra flavor. If you want a lighter flavor, you may use salad greens — specifically lettuce — to be mixed with the egg. 

Can I make this omelette ahead?

Unfortunately, no. This dish is best served hot. After cooking your 3-minute omelette in the microwave, we strongly advise that you eat it immediately. The omelette will no longer be moist when it gets cold.



This omelette dish is good when you want a quick breakfast or brunch. Serve it with rice or with bread and we guarantee that it is going to be very filling. Top with some mayonnaise and ketchup and it will be an amazing dish altogether.

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