Smidgens of Salt Conversion Calculator

Enter the amount of salt in smidgens below to convert to another unit.

What Is a Smidgen?

A smidgen is a unit used to measure salt.

How Much Is a Smidgen of Salt?

A smidgen is a very small unit used in cooking, most often used to measure salt and seasonings. One smidgen is equal to 1/2 of a pinch, which is the amount of seasoning that you can "pinch" between your thumb and finger. Although the smidgen is considered a rough measurement, it is generally accepted to be equal to 1/32 of a teaspoon.

How to Convert Smidgens of Salt

To convert smidgens to another salt measurement, you need to multiply the value by a conversion factor. A conversion factor is a numerical value used to change the units of a measurement without changing the value.[1]

You can find the conversion factors for smidgens in the conversion table below.

Then, multiply the salt measurement by the conversion factor to find the equivalent value in the desired unit of measurement.

smidgens × conversion factor = result

You can also use a calculator, such as one of the converters below, for the conversion.

Smidgen Conversion Table

Smidgens and the equivalent salt volume and weight values
smidgens pinches dashes teaspoons tablespoons cups grams
1 0.5 0.25 0.03125 tsp 0.010417 tbsp 0.000651 c 0.177813 g
2 1 0.5 0.0625 tsp 0.020833 tbsp 0.001302 c 0.355625 g
3 1.5 0.75 0.09375 tsp 0.03125 tbsp 0.001953 c 0.533438 g
4 2 1 0.125 tsp 0.041667 tbsp 0.002604 c 0.71125 g
5 2.5 1.25 0.15625 tsp 0.052083 tbsp 0.003255 c 0.889063 g
6 3 1.5 0.1875 tsp 0.0625 tbsp 0.003906 c 1.066875 g
7 3.5 1.75 0.21875 tsp 0.072917 tbsp 0.004557 c 1.244688 g
8 4 2 0.25 tsp 0.083333 tbsp 0.005208 c 1.4225 g
9 4.5 2.25 0.28125 tsp 0.09375 tbsp 0.005859 c 1.600313 g
10 5 2.5 0.3125 tsp 0.104167 tbsp 0.00651 c 1.778125 g
11 5.5 2.75 0.34375 tsp 0.114583 tbsp 0.007161 c 1.955938 g
12 6 3 0.375 tsp 0.125 tbsp 0.007813 c 2.13375 g
13 6.5 3.25 0.40625 tsp 0.135417 tbsp 0.008464 c 2.311563 g
14 7 3.5 0.4375 tsp 0.145833 tbsp 0.009115 c 2.489375 g
15 7.5 3.75 0.46875 tsp 0.15625 tbsp 0.009766 c 2.667188 g
16 8 4 0.5 tsp 0.166667 tbsp 0.010417 c 2.845 g
17 8.5 4.25 0.53125 tsp 0.177083 tbsp 0.011068 c 3.022813 g
18 9 4.5 0.5625 tsp 0.1875 tbsp 0.011719 c 3.200625 g
19 9.5 4.75 0.59375 tsp 0.197917 tbsp 0.01237 c 3.378438 g
20 10 5 0.625 tsp 0.208333 tbsp 0.013021 c 3.55625 g

Smidgen Conversion Calculators

You can also convert salt volume using one of our smidgen converters below.

References

1. National Institute of Standards & Technology, Unit Conversion, https://www.nist.gov/pml/owm/metric-si/unit-conversion