Country Veggie Grain Bake

1 c. matchstick carrots
1½ c. mushrooms, sliced
1 onion, chopped
1 bell pepper, chopped
1-2 Tb. olive oil
½ c. fresh parsley
1 c. frozen corn
1 (15 oz.) can black beans, drained
1 (15 oz.) can broth, chicken or vegetable
2 Tb. honey
1/2 c. barley, uncooked
¼ c. bulgur, uncooked
¼-½ ts. dried thyme, to taste
salt and pepper to taste
1 c. shredded cheddar cheese

     Sauté first 5 ingredients in oil.  Add remaining ingredients (except cheese) and stir well. Transfer to lightly greased baking dish and cover with foil.  Bake covered at 350 degrees for 1 hour, stirring after 30 minutes.  Remove from oven and uncover.  Top with cheese and allow to cheese to melt before serving.