# Convert Dashes of Salt to Smidgens

Enter the salt volume in dashes below to get the value converted to smidgens.

**Results in Smidgens:**

## How to Convert Dashes to Smidgens

To convert a dash measurement to a smidgen measurement, multiply the salt volume by the conversion ratio.

Since one dash of salt is equal to 4 smidgens, you can use this simple formula to convert:

The salt volume in smidgens is equal to the dashes multiplied by 4.

**For example,**here's how to convert 5 dashes to smidgens using the formula above.

### How Many Smidgens Are in a Dash of Salt?

There are **4** smidgens in a dash of salt, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 dashes = 4 smidgens

Dashes and smidgens are both units used to measure salt volume. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

## Dashes

A dash is a small cooking unit that is usually used to measure seasonings and spices, including salt. One dash is vague measurement that is roughly equal to 1/8 of a teaspoon or 2 pinches.

## Smidgens

A smidgen is a very small unit used in cooking, most often used to measure salt and seasonings. One smidgen is equal to 1/2 of a pinch, which is the amount of seasoning that you can "pinch" between your thumb and finger. Although the smidgen is considered a rough measurement, it is generally accepted to be equal to 1/32 of a teaspoon.

## Dash to Smidgen Conversion Table

Dashes | Smidgens |
---|---|

1 | 4 |

2 | 8 |

3 | 12 |

4 | 16 |

5 | 20 |

6 | 24 |

7 | 28 |

8 | 32 |

9 | 36 |

10 | 40 |

11 | 44 |

12 | 48 |

13 | 52 |

14 | 56 |

15 | 60 |

16 | 64 |

17 | 68 |

18 | 72 |

19 | 76 |

20 | 80 |

21 | 84 |

22 | 88 |

23 | 92 |

24 | 96 |

25 | 100 |

26 | 104 |

27 | 108 |

28 | 112 |

29 | 116 |

30 | 120 |

31 | 124 |

32 | 128 |

33 | 132 |

34 | 136 |

35 | 140 |

36 | 144 |

37 | 148 |

38 | 152 |

39 | 156 |

40 | 160 |