Preheat oven to 425 degrees. In saucepan add olive oil, shallot and garlic. Lightly brown. Add tomatoes. Season with salt and pepper and add Basil Pesto. Puree till smooth with hand blender. Add sage. Let simmer. In seperate pan brown ground beef and drain. -In baking dish, coat with a spoonful of sauce. Add first layer of noodles, sprinkle on ground beef, then cheese and then add a couple of spoonfuls of sauce. Repeat two times. On top layer finish generously with cheese. Cover with foil. Remove foil after 35 mins or when bubbling. Continue cooking till cheese is brown.