Convert Dashes of Salt to Teaspoons

Enter the salt volume 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

To convert a dash measurement to a teaspoon measurement, divide the salt volume by the conversion ratio.

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

teaspoons = dashes ÷ 8

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

For example, here's how to convert 5 dashes to teaspoons using the formula above.
5 dashes = (5 ÷ 8) = 0.625 tsp
conversion scale showing dashes and equivalent teaspoons salt volume values

Dashes and teaspoons 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.

Teaspoons

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

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.

Dash to Teaspoon Conversion Table

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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