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Sunny Anderson's zesty pesto potato salad is so easy to make

Al Roker and chef Sunny Anderson surprise a dad who loves to grill with a backyard barbecue for Father's Day.
/ Source: TODAY

Al Roker is taking a road trip to surprise home cooks with Father's Day barbecues in their very own backyards.

In the second part of our series, Al and celebrity chef Sunny Anderson are surprising Chris Nuyen in Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Chris is an active duty solider, husband and father of four.

Chris Nuyen and his family
Chris Nuyen and his familyCourtesy of the Nuyen family

He loves cooking steaks on the grill. It was the first meal he made for his wife Lisa — who nominated him for this special surprise — when they started dating.

Chris grilling with his son Ian
Chris grilling with his son IanLisa Nuyen

Al, Sunny and Chris cook up a quick and easy barbecue side dish. They make potato salad with crunchy pine nuts, creamy Greek yogurt and fresh basil.

Easy Pesto Potato Salad

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