Southwestern Omelet Wrap - Ziploc Steam Bags

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Jen Wiehl

Convenient omelet recipe made with my favorite "gadget" of the moment, the Ziploc Steam Bags. Hubby and I are collecting recipes for this and it's made life quick, easy and more healthy for us.

Top Review by laniece

I followed the recipe as listed. Full of flavor. The eggs cooked evenly. I laid the steamer bag flat. The texture was spongy throughout and soggy on the bottom. Convenient way of cooking eggs, but I rather use a pan. Thanks.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 slice cheese, chopped into small pieces (about 2 Tablespoons) or 2 tablespoons shredded cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon diced chile
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 12 teaspoon hot sauce (to taste)
  • 1 pinch salt, to taste (about 1/16 teaspoon (or more)


  1. Fold top edge of a Medium or Large Ziploc® Brand Zip 'n Steamâ„¢ bag out and down to keep bag open. Crack 2 eggs directly into bag. (Alternately, crack eggs into small bowl and pour into bag.)
  2. Add the rest of ingredients to bag.
  3. Seal bag.
  4. Squeeze eggs to break yolks. Continue squeezing or gently shaking bag until ingredients are thoroughly combined.
  5. Place bag in microwave. Cook on full power for 2 1/2 minutes or until eggs are fully cooked and firm throughout, with no liquid egg remaining. If needed, continue microwaving at 30-second intervals until omelet is done.
  6. Allow bag to stand for 1 minute before opening.
  7. Carefully open bag and slide out omelet.
  8. Fold omelet and place on flour tortilla. Spoon sour cream and salsa on omelet. Fold tortilla over omelet and serve.

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