Cream of Tomato Soup with Pumpkin

1 28-ounce can diced tomatoes

1 8-ounce can tomato sauce

½ cup pumpkin puree (not pie filling, egad!)

1 cup half ‘n half

2 teaspoons sugar

½ teaspoon Italian seasoning

½ teaspoon salt

¼ teaspoon pepper

Pinch of pumpkin pie spice

Stir ingredients together in a medium saucepan and heat through. Garnish in whatever way you see fit. Options might include: crumbled bacon, grated cheese croutons, popcorn, pepitas, pine nuts, scallions.