Convert Dashes of Salt to Teaspoons

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

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1 dash = 0.125 tsp

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How to Convert Dashes to Teaspoons

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

To convert a measurement in dashes to a measurement in teaspoons, divide the amount of salt by the following conversion ratio: 8 dashes/teaspoon.

Since one teaspoon of salt is equal to 8 dashes, you can use this simple formula to convert:

teaspoons = dashes ÷ 8

The amount of salt in teaspoons is equal to the amount of salt in dashes divided by 8.

For example, here's how to convert 5 dashes to teaspoons using the formula above.
teaspoons = (5 dashes ÷ 8) = 0.625 tsp
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How Many Teaspoons Are in a Dash of Salt?

There are 0.125 teaspoons in a dash of salt, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 dashes = 0.125 tsp

Dashes and teaspoons 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.

Learn more about dashes.

What Is a Teaspoon?

A teaspoon of salt is equal to 8 dashes of salt or 1/3 of a tablespoon.

The teaspoon is a US customary unit of volume. Teaspoons can be abbreviated as tsp, and are also sometimes abbreviated as t, ts, or tspn. For example, 1 teaspoon can be written as 1 tsp, 1 t, 1 ts, or 1 tspn.

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Dash to Teaspoon Conversion Table

Table showing various dash measurements converted to teaspoons.
Dashes Teaspoons
1 0.125 tsp
2 0.25 tsp
3 0.375 tsp
4 0.5 tsp
5 0.625 tsp
6 0.75 tsp
7 0.875 tsp
8 1 tsp
9 1.125 tsp
10 1.25 tsp
11 1.375 tsp
12 1.5 tsp
13 1.625 tsp
14 1.75 tsp
15 1.875 tsp
16 2 tsp
17 2.125 tsp
18 2.25 tsp
19 2.375 tsp
20 2.5 tsp
21 2.625 tsp
22 2.75 tsp
23 2.875 tsp
24 3 tsp
25 3.125 tsp
26 3.25 tsp
27 3.375 tsp
28 3.5 tsp
29 3.625 tsp
30 3.75 tsp
31 3.875 tsp
32 4 tsp
33 4.125 tsp
34 4.25 tsp
35 4.375 tsp
36 4.5 tsp
37 4.625 tsp
38 4.75 tsp
39 4.875 tsp
40 5 tsp

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