Put the olive oil into your pot and stir onion andsauté a few minutes
Then add garlic, ginger, carrots and celery, keep stirring a few more minutes. Thenlet them cook about 10 minutes until carrot and celery is soft but not totallysmushed.
Add your tomato puree and dried tomatoes stir and then add the stock or yourcubes+hot water slowly giving it the density you like. I like it quiet quiet dense as it fills more fulfilling that way!
Bring to boil and then simmer for 10 minutes on reduced heat. Taste and add salt & freshly ground pepper
Add your finely chopped basils if you did not use a tomato puree with basil and using a blender bring the soup to a smooth consistency.
Toast your pumpkin seeds in a small pan without anyoil and make them crunchy
Garnish your soup with basil or parsley-mint leavesand pumpkin seeds
You can also add pepper paste during the firstphase or red pepper flakes at the end
One of my dear friend garnished with chia seeds aswell to add more crunchiness and nutrients