Heat olive oil in large Dutch oven over medium heat. Add garlic, onion, carrots, and zucchini and sauté until tender, 5 to 6 minutes.
Add the Italian seasoning and crushed red pepper flakes and cook for an additional 30 seconds.
Stir in tomato paste and cook ~1 minute.
Add the crushed tomatoes and soy sauce and stir to blend. Reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer for 30-60 minutes.
Remove from the heat. Season with salt and pepper.
Optional: Put all ingredients in blender/vitamix and process till smooth.
Serve with parsley and basil.