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By: Laura Moss on Aug. 24, 2011, 3:46 p.m.
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Easy Omelet

Think omelets are too complicated to make on the trail? Think again.

Prep time: 5 minutes  

Total time: 20 minutes  

Yield: Serves 1

Easy Omelet


  • 2 eggs
  • Omelet toppings: cheese, chopped vegetables, spices, etc.
  1. At home: Chop vegetables and pack any toppings you’ll be adding to your omelet.
  2. On the trail: Crack eggs into locking plastic freezer bag and add any additional ingredients. Close bag and knead contents until thoroughly mixed. Carefully place bag into pot of boiling water for 15 minutes. Remove from water, unzip bag, and slide omelet onto a plate.