Heat Extra Virgin Olive Oil in a large pot on the stove over medium heat.
Add the onions, garlic, and red pepper flakes. Stir until the onions are translucent.
Add whole tomato(s) and mash until broken down.
Add bay leaf and stir.
Stir in heavy cream and brown sugar.
Bring to a boil (while stirring routinely so it does not burn).
Lower heat to simmer until thickened (approximately 10 minutes).
Puree with an immersion blender until the mixture is smooth and creamy.
Stir in vegetable broth, salt, pepper, basil, oregano, and parsley
Serve with french bread, croutons or your favorite salad!