Convert Pinches of Salt to Tablespoons

Enter the salt volume in pinches below to get the value converted to tablespoons.

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1 pinch = 0.020833 tbsp

How to Convert Pinches to Tablespoons

conversion scale showing pinches and equivalent tablespoons salt volume values

To convert a pinch measurement to a tablespoon measurement, multiply the salt volume by the conversion ratio. One pinch is equal to 0.020833 tablespoons, so use this simple formula to convert:

tablespoons = pinches × 0.020833

The salt volume in tablespoons is equal to the pinches multiplied by 0.020833.

For example, here's how to convert 5 pinches to tablespoons using the formula above.
5 pinches = (5 × 0.020833) = 0.104167 tbsp

Pinches and tablespoons are both units used to measure salt volume. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

Pinches

A pinch is a small unit used in cooking, typically used to measure salt and other spices when seasoning. One pinch is equal to the amount of seasoning that can be taken between your thumb and finger, or 1/2 of a dash. The pinch is a rough measurement, but is commonly considered to be equal to 1/16 of a teaspoon.

Tablespoons

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.

Pinch Measurements and Equivalent Tablespoon Conversions

Common pinch values converted to the equivalent tablespoon value
Pinches Tablespoons
1 0.020833 tbsp
2 0.041667 tbsp
3 0.0625 tbsp
4 0.083333 tbsp
5 0.104167 tbsp
6 0.125 tbsp
7 0.145833 tbsp
8 0.166667 tbsp
9 0.1875 tbsp
10 0.208333 tbsp
11 0.229167 tbsp
12 0.25 tbsp
13 0.270833 tbsp
14 0.291667 tbsp
15 0.3125 tbsp
16 0.333333 tbsp
17 0.354167 tbsp
18 0.375 tbsp
19 0.395833 tbsp
20 0.416667 tbsp
21 0.4375 tbsp
22 0.458333 tbsp
23 0.479167 tbsp
24 0.5 tbsp
25 0.520833 tbsp
26 0.541667 tbsp
27 0.5625 tbsp
28 0.583333 tbsp
29 0.604167 tbsp
30 0.625 tbsp
31 0.645833 tbsp
32 0.666667 tbsp
33 0.6875 tbsp
34 0.708333 tbsp
35 0.729167 tbsp
36 0.75 tbsp
37 0.770833 tbsp
38 0.791667 tbsp
39 0.8125 tbsp
40 0.833333 tbsp

More Pinch Salt Volume Conversions

Convert to Smidgens
1 pinch is equal to 2 smidgens
Convert to Dashes
1 pinch is equal to 0.5 dashes
Convert to Teaspoons
1 pinch is equal to 0.0625 teaspoons
Convert to Cups
1 pinch is equal to 0.001302 cups
Convert to Grams
1 pinch is equal to 0.355625 grams