Home / Mac and Cheese Recipes / Seafood / Lobster and Bacon Macaroni and Cheese Seafood Lobster and Bacon Macaroni and Cheese Recipe and photo by Sugar Plum Lobster and bacon come together with smoked cheddar and creamy, buttery havarti in this must-try recipe. Hot sauce and smoked paprika add a little spicy kick. Print Recipe Share Recipe Email Facebook Twitter Pinterest More Servings: 6 Ingredients 3/4 pound cavatappi pasta(12 ounces) 1/2 cup + 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 2 tablespoons flour 2 cups half and half 2 teaspoons hot sauce 2 teaspoons smoked paprika 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 2 cups (8 ounces) Wisconsin havarti cheese, shredded 1 cup (4 ounces) Wisconsin smoked cheddar cheese, shredded 1 cup lobster meat, roughly chopped 1/2 cup bacon, cooked and chopped 1/4 cup Panko bread crumbs Directions Heat oven to 400°F. Coat 10 ramekins with butter and place on a cookie sheet. Cook pasta according to package instructions. Melt 1/2 cup butter in a large saucepan, over medium heat; whisk in flour and cook 1 minute. Whisk in half and half, hot sauce, smoked paprika, salt and pepper and bring mixture to a simmer, whisking frequently. Reduce heat to low and whisk in havarti and smoked cheddar cheese until melted and smooth. In a large pot, stir together pasta, cheese sauce, lobster and bacon until combined; divide evenly into ramekins. Sprinkle bread crumbs on top. Melt remaining 1 tablespoon butter and drizzle on top of bread crumbs. Bake 20 minutes or until golden brown and bubbly. Tip: Bacon can be fried 1 day ahead of time and kept refrigerated in sealed container. Print Recipe x Select Recipe print size 3”x 5” 4”x 6” 8.5”x 11” Include Recipe photo in print out? Yes No More Mac and Cheese Recipes Lasagna Mac and Cheese Caramelized Onion and Asparagus Mac and Cheese Asiago Mac with Braised Leeks Cheese Crusted Stovetop Mac and Cheese Semi-soft and semi-hard cheese, like Cheddar, Monterey Jack and Mozzarella, should be very cold for easy grating.