Saute onion and pancetta in a big soup pot til onions are clear and pancetta starts to brown.
Add garlic and stir for a min or two, til fragrant
Add in your broth, water and tomatoes. Then your salt, pepper and herbs. Simmer for at least and hour.
Taste your soup base and see if you need to add anymore salt, pepper or herbs to your taste.
About 20-30 min before you are ready to serve. Add in your beans and gnocchi. *You can cook your gnocchi in a separate pot of water then drain and add to your soup base or add it straight in and cook it there.