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Cook the onion, carrot and celery in the butter for 10-15 minutes until really soft. Add the herbs and cook for a minute then tip in the tomatoes and chicken stock. Simmer for 30 minutes, fish out the herbs, add 4 tbsp of the crème fraîche then use a stick blender or food processor to whizz until completely smooth.
Season then ladle into bowls, adding another spoon of crème fraîche and a couple of basil leaves to each.