Convert Dashes of Salt to Teaspoons

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

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How to Convert Dashes to Teaspoons

conversion scale showing dashes and equivalent teaspoons salt volume values

To convert a dash measurement to a teaspoon measurement, divide the salt volume by the conversion ratio. One teaspoon of salt is equal to 8 dashes, so 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

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