Energy-Light Cooking: Microwaved Scrambled Eggs

Power your morning with this simple, energy-efficient microwaved scrambled eggs recipe.


Cooking with a microwave oven is very energy efficient. It's also great for making scrambled eggs. Here's a simple recipe.


  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 pinch of salt and pepper (optional)
  • Shredded cheese, vegetables or pre-cooked meat (optional)


1. Spray a small microwave-proof bowl with no-stick cooking spray.

2. Crack 2 eggs into the bowl.

3. Add 2 tablespoons of milk.

4. Add additional ingredients if you like (season before or after cooking).

5. Cook on high for 1 minute, stir and cook for 1 minute.

Let it cool for up to one minute and zap, you have a delicious breakfast and only one dish to clean! And the energy cost? Less than one cent at a typical household electric rate.