Bacon and Cheese Microwave Omelet

Quick and easy breakfast, lunch, or dinner. 

Author Lynn's Kitchen Adventures


  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 pieces bacon, cooked and cut into pieces
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar Mexican, or Colby jack cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste optional


  1. Beat eggs and water together in a small bowl or cup. Set aside.
  2. Place butter in an 8 or 9 inch microwave safe pie plate. Cook for 15 seconds or until butter is melted.
  3. Tilt plate to swirl butter around and coat bottom of pie plate.
  4. Pour egg mixture into pie plate. Microwave on high for 1 minute 45 seconds to 2 minutes. Do not stir. If liquid is visible, microwave 15-20 seconds more or until no visible liquid remains, be careful not to over cook it. You do not want it too dry.
  5. Sprinkle bacon over one half of the omelet. Sprinkle half of the cheese over the bacon. 

  6. Using a turner or spatula, fold omelet in half.
  7. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  8. Microwave for 30 seconds or until cheese is melted and eggs are set.