Convert Grams of Salt to Teaspoons

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

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1 g = 0.175747 tsp

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How to Convert Grams to Teaspoons

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

To convert a measurement in grams to a measurement in teaspoons, multiply the amount of salt by the following conversion ratio: 0.175747 teaspoons/gram.

Since one gram of salt is equal to 0.175747 teaspoons, you can use this simple formula to convert:

teaspoons = grams × 0.175747

The amount of salt in teaspoons is equal to the amount of salt in grams multiplied by 0.175747.

For example, here's how to convert 5 grams to teaspoons using the formula above.
teaspoons = (5 g × 0.175747) = 0.878735 tsp
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How Many Teaspoons Are in a Gram of Salt?

There are 0.175747 teaspoons in a gram of salt, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 g = 0.175747 tsp

Grams 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 Gram?

One gram of salt is equal to about 0.176 teaspoons of salt. However, the weight of salt depends on its crystal size and density.

Professional chefs and bakers should always check the packaging for the density of salt they're using, as it can alter the outcome of a recipe.

Salt is a combination of sodium and chloride, and one gram contains about 388mg of sodium. The American Heart Association recommends a daily sodium intake of less than 2,300mg, or 2.3 grams at a maximum, and ideally less than 1,500mg or 1.5 grams.[1]

The gram, or gramme, is an SI unit of weight in the metric system. Grams can be abbreviated as g; for example, 1 gram can be written as 1 g.

Learn more about grams.

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.

Learn more about teaspoons.

Gram to Teaspoon Conversion Table

Table showing various gram measurements converted to teaspoons.
Grams Teaspoons
1 g 0.175747 tsp
2 g 0.351494 tsp
3 g 0.527241 tsp
4 g 0.702988 tsp
5 g 0.878735 tsp
6 g 1.0545 tsp
7 g 1.2302 tsp
8 g 1.406 tsp
9 g 1.5817 tsp
10 g 1.7575 tsp
11 g 1.9332 tsp
12 g 2.109 tsp
13 g 2.2847 tsp
14 g 2.4605 tsp
15 g 2.6362 tsp
16 g 2.812 tsp
17 g 2.9877 tsp
18 g 3.1634 tsp
19 g 3.3392 tsp
20 g 3.5149 tsp
21 g 3.6907 tsp
22 g 3.8664 tsp
23 g 4.0422 tsp
24 g 4.2179 tsp
25 g 4.3937 tsp
26 g 4.5694 tsp
27 g 4.7452 tsp
28 g 4.9209 tsp
29 g 5.0967 tsp
30 g 5.2724 tsp
31 g 5.4482 tsp
32 g 5.6239 tsp
33 g 5.7996 tsp
34 g 5.9754 tsp
35 g 6.1511 tsp
36 g 6.3269 tsp
37 g 6.5026 tsp
38 g 6.6784 tsp
39 g 6.8541 tsp
40 g 7.0299 tsp

References

  1. American Heart Association, How much sodium should I eat per day?, https://www.heart.org/en/healthy-living/healthy-eating/eat-smart/sodium/how-much-sodium-should-i-eat-per-day

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