From The Mud Puddle

Wednesday, June 21, 2006

A friend passed this along. I tried it last night with the kids and it worked perfectly!

Ziplock Omelets



This works great !!! Good when you're alone or when all your family is together. Best feature is that no one has to wait for their special omelet !!! Have guests write their name on a quart-size Ziploc freezer bag with permanent marker.
- Crack 2 eggs (large or extra-large) into the quart size Heavy Duty Freezer Ziploc bag (no more than 2 eggs), shake to combine them.
- Put out a variety of ingredients such as: cheeses, ham, onion, green pepper, tomato, hash browns, salsa, salt and pepper, etc.
- Each guest adds prepared ingredients of choice to their bag and shake.
- Make sure to get the air out of the bag, otherwise the bag will float when boiling and the eggs will cook unevenly ... zip it up.
- Place the bags into rolling, boiling water for exactly 13 minutes. You can usually cook 6-8 omelets in a large pot. For more, make another pot of boiling water.
- Open the bags and the omelet will roll out easily. Be prepared for everyone to be amazed.

- If camping, use a spoon and eat out of the bag ... keeps cleanup minimal.
- Nice to serve with fresh fruit and coffee cake; everyone gets involved in the process and a great conversation piece. Imagine having these ready the night before, and putting the bag in boiling water while you get ready. And in 13 minutes, you have a nice omelette for a quick breakfast!!!

2 comment(s):

Sweet! I gotta try that,

By Blogger Steven Swain, at 10:14 PM, June 23, 2006  

It really works well. We've done it twice now.

By Blogger Muddy, at 10:44 PM, June 23, 2006  

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