CHIPOTLE BACON MAC & CHEESE
Cook noodles according to box and set aside. / In a large pot, melt 3 Tbsp butter. Add in garlic and 1 tsp paprika and cook for 1 minute. Stir in four and cook for 1 minute. Whisk in milk and simmer. Cook for 4 minutes, whisking regularly, until smooth and thickened. / Stir in cream cheese, and shredded cheese. Cook for a few minutes, until smooth. / Fold in noodles, peppers, bacon and salt until evenly coated. / Transfer noodle mixture into a large baking dish.
In a small skillet melt 1 Tbsp butter. Stir in 1/4 tsp paprika, and bread crumbs. Cook for 2 minutes until lightly toasted. Scatter bread crumbs on top of macaroni. / Bake at 350º F for 15–20 minutes, until lightly golden brown on top.