Soak the borlotti beans in water preferably for 8 hours.
In a large pot place the beans, onions, sticks celery, carrots, clove of garlic, 4 spoons of tomato paste, sage, thyme, add some water up to cover all the ingredients. Let it cook at low heat for 2 hours.
When the soup is cooked add some hand made pasta. Serve with some parmesan cheese on top and drizzle of olive oil.