It’s camping season and that means campfire food. Yay! It also means quick and easy camping hacks and recipes. This Easy Make Ahead No Mess Omelet in a Bag Recipe for Camping fits the bill perfectly.

To me, the best part of camping is the food and the memories of eating campfire food around a cozy fire with my family. But, who wants to slave over a hot fire cooking? Nobody that I know. That’s why this Easy Make Ahead No Mess Omelet in a Bag Recipe for Camping is so wonderful. Come on in and I’ll share this Omelet in a Bag method…


  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 tsp. of salt (adjust salt to your liking)
  • (optional) dash of ground pepper
  • quart size ziplock bag
  • optional suggestions for fillling…
  • chopped green pepper
  • cubed cooked ham
  • shredded cheese
  • chopped sweet onion
  • cooked bacon bits
  • spinach
  • feta cheese
  • chopped tomatoes


  1. Make one omelet in a bag at a time
  2. In a medium sized mixing bowl, whisk the 2 eggs, salt and pepper
  3. Add your custom filling to the egg mixture
  4. Pour the mixture into a bag
  5. Refrigerate for up to 1 week before cooking
  6. Keep cold in an ice filled cooler while camping
  7. Cooking…
  8. Use an iron skillet over a grate
  9. Melt a dab of butter
  10. Empty contents of a bag and cook until the edges are firm
  11. Gently push the sides over creating a gap
  12. Tilt the omelet so the uncooked eggs can fill in the gaps and cook
  13. Continue cooking and tilting until there is no visible uncooked egg on top
  14. Flip omelet in half and serve immediately
  1. Repeat for each omelet in a bag