2 medium onions, sliced
1/2 lb white or baby portabello mushrooms, sliced
2 T olive or canola oil
1/2 cup uncooked grains (such as farro, pearl barley, etc)
1-2 large carrots, sliced
64 ounces chicken or vegetable broth
salt and pepper to taste
In a large soup pot, saute onions and grain in oil for about 5 minutes till onions have wilted and grain has toasted.
Add mushrooms and saute 5 minutes more or until mushrooms have given up some of their liquid.
Add broth and carrots, S & P to taste.
Bring to a boil, reduce heat to simmer and cook covered one hour. Check for seasonings and serve.