Camping Cooking - Omelet in a Bag

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How do you make an omelet in a bag?

Camping Cooking - Omelet in a Bag

If you can boil water, you make camping recipes like this! Get the kids to help; they'll enjoy mixing the ingredients inside the bag. Camping recipes like this are so easy, there's no reason to fear camping cooking. It can be fun and relaxing for the entire family. For this Omelet in a Bag recipe, you'll need:

  • Eggs
  • Milk (or water)
  • Cheese
  • Fresh veggies and seasonings of your choice
  • Salt and pepper
  • Sturdy Ziploc bags
Just place all the ingredient in a Ziploc bag, seal firmly, and let the kids squeeze away until the ingredients are all well mixed. Place in a pot of boiling water, and cook until the eggs are set and cooked through. Now, isn't that simple camping cooking?



5/2/2007 3:35:17 PM
Adam D said:

You really shouldn't boil food in a plastic bag. The high head can lead to partial breakdown of the plastic, which will then mix with the food and be bad for your health.

8/1/2007 2:35:32 PM
Misty said:

I have made this and it was wonderful. I just wanted to let everyone know that I just recently read that Ziploc doesn’t recommend cooking in there bags until they come out with a Microwave bag or such. After reading that I did a little more digging and it said in several website that I could even be toxic.

11/20/2007 6:08:01 AM
April said:

Wouldn't the bag melt? What the heck?

8/4/2008 10:59:57 PM
amy said:

won't the bag melt.

12/9/2008 7:23:54 AM
Carol said:


Yes, I've been reading out this and I think you may be right. I hope to have some new information up soon on the dangers of heating plastic. Thanks for your advice!

12/9/2008 7:25:54 AM
Carol said:

April & Amy,

I have heard from some campers who say the bag will not melt but experts are now recommending against heating plastics. We will have more on that soon.

8/3/2009 10:15:53 PM
rich said:

this is a great breakfast although the bag thing is a bit of a hangup. i haven't felt any ill effects :)

8/3/2011 11:30:10 PM
Theresa Maleski said:

Sealing machines have bags that you are able to put in boiling water.

6/4/2012 7:52:50 AM
George said:

I use microwave safe container and put that in boiling water. Takes longer to cook, but safer.


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