Breakfast Bagel Boats (Baked Omelette Bagels)

A fun and healthy breakfast that the whole family will love! These Breakfast Bagel Boats are like a bagel stuffed with an omelette. Hollow out a bagel, pick your toppings.. spinach, peppers, tomatoes, bacon, ham, whatever you like, then pour in some beaten egg and bake. Kids will love to help make and eat this yummy bagel upgrade!

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Kids in the Kitchen:

  • Prep the fillings: kids can help tear up the spinach leaves, chop pepper or tomatoes, and place some cheese into a bowl.
  • Crack the eggs: This is a great recipe to practice those egg cracking skills. Keep a towel near by and if you want some guidance on how to teach kids to crack eggs, check out my video on Instagram HERE.
  • Fill and pour: Let kids choose a bagel then place the fillings inside. Pouring the egg can be a little tricky, so I recommend holding the cup/bowl together while you pour.
  • Serve: Don’t forget kids can help prepare fruit to go on the side, get out plates, get drinks ready, and help set the table for breakfast.

Subs and Tips for Breakfast Bagel Boats:

  • Dairy-free: Leave out the cheese or use a dairy-free shredded cheese instead.
  • Filling ideas: I like to chop up some baby spinach so it fits nicely inside the bagel boats. Anything you like in an omelette, goes well inside these bagels. Chopped up bell peppers, tomatoes, cooked bacon, ham, leftover roasted veggies…anything goes! You can also experiment with different kinds of cheese. Some crumbled goat cheese or feta could be really yummy.
  • Video: Check out my video on Instagram HERE for a step-by-step visual guide on how to make these bagel boats.
  • Want to make more or less servings? It’s easy…just use one egg per 1/2 of bagel. You can make 1 bagel or 10!

Breakfast Bagel Boats

Baked omelette stuffed bagels easy to customize for the whole family and so fun for kids to help cook.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 6 Servings


  • baking sheet pan


  • 3 bagels (everything or plain)
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese optional
  • Fillings, such as spinach, diced peppers, diced tomatoes, cooked bacon, diced ham...


  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper or aluminum foil (helps with clean up if any egg spills).
  • Cut your bagels in half using a serrated knife. Carefully scoop out most of the soft inner part of the bagel. Push down around the inside of the bagels to make the dough inside more compact and make more room. If you get a tear, just take a piece that you already removed and push it back inside the bagel to fill the hole. (Don't throw away your bagel insides. Snack on them, make them into croutons, or grind them into breadcrumbs.)
  • Crack the eggs into a large liquid measuring cup or bowl. I like to use one with a spout so it's easier to pour into the bagels. Use a fork or whisk to beat the eggs very well combined. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Place your hollowed out bagels on the prepared baking sheet then fill with desired toppings. Slowly pour the egg evenly between all the bagels. Sprinkle the tops with cheese, if using. Bake until egg is set and tops of the bagels are golden brown, about 15 minutes. Serve warm.
Keyword bagel, cooking with kids, healthy breakfast

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Other Breakfast Recipes to try:

Banana Protein Blender Pancakes

Spinach Banana Waffles

Apple Pie Breakfast Cookies






  1. Amanda Sammet on February 4, 2021 at 9:19 pm

    5 stars
    I made these a few days before you posted this recipe thanks to your little teaser videos on Instagram. I can’t wait to remake them with the actual instructions! I made homemade bagels on a whim, which made these extra tasty. Thanks again for another great recipe!

    • Heather on February 5, 2021 at 7:52 pm

      You’re the best, Amanda. So glad you enjoyed them already and hope the instructions make them even better. 🙂 Heather

  2. Alice on September 19, 2022 at 6:24 pm

    5 stars
    Do you think these could be made ahead and warmed up later?

    • Heather on September 19, 2022 at 7:07 pm

      Yes, they should be good in the fridge for 1 to 2 days then baked to reheat. 🙂 Heather

      • Barbara Smith on April 1, 2023 at 9:01 am

        5 stars
        These are awesome!!!!! I made 4 bagels, ate a half of one every morning for a week warmed in a 350 oven for 15 minutes. Just as good as the first day! Going to make 80 of them for kids camp!

        • Heather on April 9, 2023 at 4:50 pm

          Hi Barbara, I’m so glad you enjoyed the recipe. Best of luck with the kids camp. So awesome! 🙂 Heather

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