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Microwave Egg in a Cup (or bowl)

Make this easy microwave egg in a cup (or bowl) for a quick breakfast for one, it can be made in under 10 minutes and is ready to grab and go. It's fluffy, creamy, and you can add so many delicious toppings!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Servings 1 person
Author Rebecca


  • cutting board
  • knife
  • Small Microwave Safe Bowl


  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons milk of choice
  • handful spinach
  • 1 tablespoon cheddar cheese
  • 1 tomato sliced
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Crack 2 eggs into a microwave safe bowl. Add 2 Tablespoons milk, beat with fork.
  • Add small handful of spinach, 1 Tablespoon-ish of cheese, salt and pepper to eggs. 
  • Place egg mixture in the microwave. Cook on high for 1.5-2 minutes. Stir and enjoy. If still really undercooked, cook another 30-45 seconds. If mostly cooked remove from microwave, they'll continue to cook just a bit. 
  • Top with sliced tomato. Enjoy



  • You can mix all ingredients together and refrigerate overnight for a really easy breakfast. 
  • Swap out the toppings if you need. Add some ham or sausage, mushrooms, or other veggies you have on hand.