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Get those pencils sharpened and your new shoes laced, because it's time to slip back into a routine. It seems like we've all got back-to-school on the brain—even those of us with seasonal clocks that no longer begin and end with summer break. And even though life may get a little more predictable in the twilight days of summer, it doesn't get any easier—especially for those manning the kitchen. To help you get on your feet, we wrangled four stand-out grilled recipes that marry cost-efficient chicken and the rest of summer's tomato crop.

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Grilled Chicken with Tomato-Avocado SaladDon't wave goodbye to summer yet—this bright main dish salad has all the season's key players. Mix up a homemade dressing while your chicken hits the grill and you've got a quick weeknight delight for the family.

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South-of-the-Border Grilled Chicken and Green TomatoesGive chicken 30 minutes in a super-easy jarred salsa marinade, then you're ready to put everything on the grill. Don't forget to seal the deal with queso fresco just before serving!

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Pesto Pasta with Chicken and TomatoesGrilling the tomatoes until they "pop" makes the fruit super tender and flavorful. Homemade pesto is a cinch, but if you're pressed for time, store bought pesto will do the trick.

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Grilled Basil Chicken SandwichesPut the timer on for thirty minutes and you have a perfect open-faced chicken sandwich. Fresh basil garnish and a basil mayo make this meal a summer standout.