I started with a layer of the meat/sauce mixture because I didn't want my first layer of noodles sticking to the pan. Then, I layered three noodles, more meat/sauce, some cottage cheese, and shredded cheese. I did that again, and that's what you see here. This is the middle of the assembly process:
And here's the finished product, all ready to cook:
This lasagna can be prepared ahead of time, stored in the fridge or frozen, and then cooked later. It's great for company!