Cook pasta till *al dente*. Drain & rinse with cold water.
In large bowl, combine cooked pasta and all remaining salad ingredients; toss lightly. In small bowl, combine all dressing ingredients & mix well. Pour over salad & toss lightly to coat. Cover & refrigerate 1 hour.
To serve, line serving platter or bowl with lettuce leaves. Spoon salad over lettuce leaves; top with cilantro.
"Clarion-Ledger Southern Living Cooking School Supplement", September 11, 1994. Posted by Nancy Coleman.