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:
I stuck it in the oven at 325* for 30 minutes and this is what I got:
In addition to the lasagna, I made some quick garlic bread and while the lasagna was cooking, I made Pioneer Woman's fresh green beans. Blondie's mother gave me a whole pile of them from her garden and they were quite tasty prepared this way.
This lasagna can be prepared ahead of time, stored in the fridge or frozen, and then cooked later. It's great for company!