Preheat oven to 350 F.
Heat oil in large skillet. Add meat + cook, breaking up with a wooden spoon.
Stir in tomatoes, tomato sauce and spagetti sauce mix and V-8 juice.
Bring to boil boiling, lower heat and simmer 10 minutes.
Cover the bottom of an oiled 13 X 9 X 2 inch baking dish with a thin layer of meat sauce, than;
Add a layer each of uncooked noodles,cottage cheese + mozzarella cheese.
Repeat layers until all ingredients are used, ending with meat sauce.
Cover casserole tightly together with heavy duty aluminum foil. Set on a jelly roll pan.
Bake in moderate (350 F.) for 1 hour. Serves 12