Tablespoons Conversion

The tablespoon is a unit used to measure salt volume. Use one of the conversion calculators below to convert to another unit of measure, or read on to learn more about tablespoons.

Tablespoon Conversion Calculators

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Tablespoon Definition and Usage

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

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.

Tablespoons Measurement Conversion Table

Common tablespoon values and equivalent imperial and metric salt volume measurements
tablespoons smidgens pinches dashes teaspoons cups grams
1 tbsp 96 48 24 3 tsp 0.0625 c 17.07 g
2 tbsp 192 96 48 6 tsp 0.125 c 34.14 g
3 tbsp 288 144 72 9 tsp 0.1875 c 51.21 g
4 tbsp 384 192 96 12 tsp 0.25 c 68.28 g
5 tbsp 480 240 120 15 tsp 0.3125 c 85.35 g
6 tbsp 576 288 144 18 tsp 0.375 c 102.42 g
7 tbsp 672 336 168 21 tsp 0.4375 c 119.49 g
8 tbsp 768 384 192 24 tsp 0.5 c 136.56 g
9 tbsp 864 432 216 27 tsp 0.5625 c 153.63 g
10 tbsp 960 480 240 30 tsp 0.625 c 170.7 g
11 tbsp 1,056 528 264 33 tsp 0.6875 c 187.77 g
12 tbsp 1,152 576 288 36 tsp 0.75 c 204.84 g
13 tbsp 1,248 624 312 39 tsp 0.8125 c 221.91 g
14 tbsp 1,344 672 336 42 tsp 0.875 c 238.98 g
15 tbsp 1,440 720 360 45 tsp 0.9375 c 256.05 g
16 tbsp 1,536 768 384 48 tsp 1 c 273.12 g
17 tbsp 1,632 816 408 51 tsp 1.0625 c 290.19 g
18 tbsp 1,728 864 432 54 tsp 1.125 c 307.26 g
19 tbsp 1,824 912 456 57 tsp 1.1875 c 324.33 g
20 tbsp 1,920 960 480 60 tsp 1.25 c 341.4 g