Preheat oven to 325. Trim fat from meat. Cut into 1 inch cubes. In plastic or paper bag, mix flour, salt, and pepper. Add meat cubes, a few a t a time, shaking to coat. In 4 quart oven safe Dutch oven, melt shortening. Add meat and garlic; cook til meat is brown. Add potatoes, water, onions and green pepper. Cover and bake for 1 1/4 hours.
Stir in tomatoes and parsley. Cover and bake 20 minutes more or til vegetables are tender. Season with salt and pepper. Serve with French bread or biscuits. Makes 6 to 8 main dish servings.