In a large saucepan, cook ground beef and onion over medium heat until brown. Drain off fat.Advertisement
Stir in cumin and oregano; cook for 1 minute more. Add chipotle peppers, tomatoes, red beans, hominy, sweet pepper, and the water.
Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Top each serving with cheese.
Tip: You can substitute 8 ounces uncooked ground chicken or turkey breast for the lean ground beef.