shepherd's pie


: a meat pie with a mashed potato crust

Examples of shepherd's pie in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Tea & Sympathy This British restaurant serves favorites like bangers and mash, shepherd's pie, and a Sunday roast, along with afternoon tea, which is actually offered all day. Elizabeth Rhodes, Travel + Leisure, 11 June 2023 Here's a super simple recipe for vegan shepherd's pie; to make something like this in a cast iron skillet, simply saute the vegetables in the skillet, then add the potatoes on top and bake. Melissa Breyer, Treehugger, 24 May 2023 Plans can include all meals for the week, with selections like shepherd's pie and merlot meatballs with grits, and a large snack selection helps to round out the day. Asonta Benetti, Peoplemag, 31 Mar. 2023 At this pub, guests can enjoy Irish cuisine like shepherd's pie and beer, including Guinness. 6. Ashlyn Messier, Fox News, 15 Mar. 2023 For more information: Visit Hot House Tavern The St. Patrick's menu of Reuben rolls, Irish Nachos, shepherd's pie and corned beef and cabbage is already available at the Hot House Tavern. Cathy Kozlowicz, Journal Sentinel, 9 Mar. 2023 Vendors will sell Irish beers and whiskey, corned beef and cabbage, fish and chips, barbecue and shepherd's pie. Kimi Robinson, The Arizona Republic, 7 Mar. 2023 Dinner includes Irish sausage puffs, corned beef cabbage rolls, shepherd's pie, and whiskey caramel bread pudding (vegetarian and vegan options available). The Courier-Journal, 6 Mar. 2023 A couple of the farm's more popular recipes included are shepherd's pie, hot milk sponge cake and roast duck legs with a sour cherry sauce. Jennifer Billock, Smithsonian Magazine, 22 Dec. 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1854, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of shepherd's pie was in 1854

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“Shepherd's pie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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