Convert Dashes of Salt to Tablespoons

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

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1 dash = 0.041667 tbsp

How to Convert Dashes to Tablespoons

conversion scale showing dashes and equivalent tablespoons salt volume values

To convert a dash measurement to a tablespoon measurement, divide the salt volume by the conversion ratio. One tablespoon of salt is equal to 24 dashes, so use this simple formula to convert:

tablespoons = dashes ÷ 24

The salt volume in tablespoons is equal to the dashes divided by 24.

For example, here's how to convert 5 dashes to tablespoons using the formula above.
5 dashes = (5 ÷ 24) = 0.208333 tbsp

Dashes and tablespoons 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.

Tablespoons

A tablespoon of salt is equal to 3 teaspoons of salt or 1/16 of a cup.

Tablespoons can be abbreviated as tbsp, and are also sometimes abbreviated as T, Tbls, or Tb. For example, 1 tablespoon can be written as 1 tbsp, 1 T, 1 Tbls, or 1 Tb.

Dash to Tablespoon Conversion Table

Dash measurements converted to tablespoons
Dashes Tablespoons
1 0.041667 tbsp
2 0.083333 tbsp
3 0.125 tbsp
4 0.166667 tbsp
5 0.208333 tbsp
6 0.25 tbsp
7 0.291667 tbsp
8 0.333333 tbsp
9 0.375 tbsp
10 0.416667 tbsp
11 0.458333 tbsp
12 0.5 tbsp
13 0.541667 tbsp
14 0.583333 tbsp
15 0.625 tbsp
16 0.666667 tbsp
17 0.708333 tbsp
18 0.75 tbsp
19 0.791667 tbsp
20 0.833333 tbsp
21 0.875 tbsp
22 0.916667 tbsp
23 0.958333 tbsp
24 1 tbsp
25 1.0417 tbsp
26 1.0833 tbsp
27 1.125 tbsp
28 1.1667 tbsp
29 1.2083 tbsp
30 1.25 tbsp
31 1.2917 tbsp
32 1.3333 tbsp
33 1.375 tbsp
34 1.4167 tbsp
35 1.4583 tbsp
36 1.5 tbsp
37 1.5417 tbsp
38 1.5833 tbsp
39 1.625 tbsp
40 1.6667 tbsp