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Hoda's mom cooks up family favorites like pesto salmon and pasta

Sami Kotb visiting her daughter Hoda in the TODAY kitchen to make a few of their favorite family recipes for Mother's Day. She shows us how to prepare a super simple roasted salmon with spicy basil pesto and fettuccine with fresh spring vegetables.

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Hoda Kotb's mom cooks up one of the family's favorite dishes

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Hoda Kotb's mom cooks up one of the family's favorite dishes

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Sami Kotb's Spicy Pesto Salmon
Sami Kotb's Salmon with Pesto and Sliced Tomatoes
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"Hoda's sister, Hala, was the inspiration for this recipe," says Kotb. "She is the cook in the family and always makes the best salmon dishes."

Sami Kotb's Fettuccine Primavera
Sami Kotb's Mixed Vegetable Pasta
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Fresh asparagus, portobello mushrooms and yellow squash make this healthy and easy pasta perfect for spring.

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