Recipe by rich1213
"Lots of different red sauce recipes out there; this one is superb. Been in the family for over 50 years. If you call your red sauce gravy, you gotta try this! Never understood why my grandpa does, but he is insistent. This recipe also freezes well, so feel free. To defrost, the sauce must thaw for about 6 to 8 hours and reheat in a pot."
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olive oil, or as needed
sweet onion, diced
6 (28 ounce) cans
Italian-style peeled tomatoes (such as Cento® San Marzano)
chopped fresh oregano
salt, or to taste
ground black pepper, or to taste
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Papa John's Sauce
Serving Size: 1/12 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 8
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