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Can you prepare omelettes/egg whites the night before?


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Hi!

I'm really short on time in the morning, so I'm looking for quick breakfast tricks. Can you prepare an omelette or egg whites the night before, and then reheat them in the morning?

Thanks!

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I don't see why not.  I actually take it a step further and make turkey bacon, egg white and cheese wraps in bulk (about a weeks worth).  I wrap them up individually in saran wrap, throw them all in a ziplok bag and freeze.  The night before I want one I put it in the fridge to thaw it out, then microwave for about 30 seconds in the morning (take out of saran wrap to mic). Viola!

Why not just make hard boiled eggs and have that instead? 

You can cook eggs in the microwave, too. That way you can cook and get your stuff together at the same time.

I like to make a sort of 'egg pancake'... (not exactly scrambled eggs, but similar) and put it on a piece of bread that's been spread with peanut butter and fold it in half for a breakfast to eat in the car. It's quick and easy to make, very filling, and portable. :D

I do this all the time.  I make an omlette or scrambled eggs the night before and just reheat them in the microwave about 30-45 seconds.   Drain off any excess water that is in your container before reheating them.

I mix 1 egg, 4 egg whites (8tbsp), fresh ground black pepper and a cup or more of fresh spinach the night before and just throw it on a little frying pan in the morning. I get up at 6:00 and am out the door make-up done breakfast done but carried with me and all by 6:45 so every minute counts and at least your eggs will be warm and fresh this way.

Mix your eggs and ingredients together and toss it in a sandwich-sized ziploc bag. In the morning, toss the bag in a pot of boiling water for ~12-15 minutes. While it's cooking, shower or whatever you need to do. It essentially makes a no-mess omelette. 

Original Post by alibsam:

Mix your eggs and ingredients together and toss it in a sandwich-sized ziploc bag. In the morning, toss the bag in a pot of boiling water for ~12-15 minutes. While it's cooking, shower or whatever you need to do. It essentially makes a no-mess omelette. 

this is especially helpful if you never, ever want to have children.

ali, my love, don't boil plastic and eat it, okay?

Why not just get up 5 minutes earlier than normal?   Whisking a couple of eggs and heating them up in a pan in the traditional way takes no time at all.  Rushing around and gulping food down is going to give you indigestion.  

Original Post by pgeorgian:

Original Post by alibsam:

Mix your eggs and ingredients together and toss it in a sandwich-sized ziploc bag. In the morning, toss the bag in a pot of boiling water for ~12-15 minutes. While it's cooking, shower or whatever you need to do. It essentially makes a no-mess omelette. 

this is especially helpful if you never, ever want to have children.

ali, my love, don't boil plastic and eat it, okay?

haha Really? My mom saw it on some cooking show or something. I guess I'll pass it on. 

Here is something you can do.

If you get those cupcake tins that are not paper but foil and usuallly a little larger like even  muffin tins you can make mini little omlet cups in the oven and then save them for a few days in the fridge in a container. Then you can take them on the go or just reheat in the morning when you need them. They are also great because you can portion them out and know exactly what your cals. will be for them as well. 

Hope this helps Cool

I make small frittattas and save one for the next day to reheat in the micro...always comes out good.

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