# Convert Dashes of Salt to Tablespoons

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

## Result in Tablespoons:

1 dash = 0.041667 tbsp

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## How to Convert Dashes to Tablespoons

Professional chefs, bakers, and even home cooks will eventually need to know how to convert salt from dashes to tablespoons for any variety of recipes.

To convert a measurement in dashes to a measurement in tablespoons, divide the amount of salt by the following conversion ratio: 24 dashes/tablespoon.

Since one tablespoon of salt is equal to 24 dashes, you can use this simple formula to convert:

tablespoons = dashes ÷ 24

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

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

Dashes and tablespoons are both units used to measure the amount of salt. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

## What Is a Dash?

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.

## What Is a Tablespoon?

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

The tablespoon is a US customary unit of volume. 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

Table showing various 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