Veal Stuffed Manicotti

8 manicotti shells
1/4 cup butter
3/4 cup finely chopped onion
1 pound ground pork, sausage or veal
2 tsp basil
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
2/3 cup white bread crumbs
2 eggs, beaten
3 cups pasta sauce
1 cup mozarella cheese

Cook manicotti shells according to package directions, drain thoroughly. Melt butter in frypan, sauté onion until wilted. Brown the meat in a frying pan. Cool. Grind in a meat grinder. Add basil, nutmeg, salt, pepper, parmesan cheese, bread crumbs, and eggs. Mix well.

Use an electric cookie press or food shooter to fill shells. You may also fill them by hand with a teaspoon. Place in a greased 13 x 9 baking pan. Spread the sauce over the shells. Sprinkle mozarella cheese on top. Cover with foil and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Remove foil and continue baking for about 10 minutes until cheese is bubbly.