# Convert Pinches of Salt to Teaspoons

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

## Result in Teaspoons:

1 pinch = 0.0625 tsp

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## How to Convert Pinches to Teaspoons

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

To convert a measurement in pinches to a measurement in teaspoons, divide the amount of salt by the following conversion ratio: 16 pinches/teaspoon.

Since one teaspoon of salt is equal to 16 pinches, you can use this simple formula to convert:

teaspoons = pinches ÷ 16

The amount of salt in teaspoons is equal to the amount of salt in pinches divided by 16.

For example, here's how to convert 5 pinches to teaspoons using the formula above.
teaspoons = (5 pinches ÷ 16) = 0.3125 tsp

Pinches 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 Pinch?

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.

## 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.

## Pinch to Teaspoon Conversion Table

Table showing various pinch measurements converted to teaspoons.
Pinches Teaspoons
1 0.0625 tsp
2 0.125 tsp
3 0.1875 tsp
4 0.25 tsp
5 0.3125 tsp
6 0.375 tsp
7 0.4375 tsp
8 0.5 tsp
9 0.5625 tsp
10 0.625 tsp
11 0.6875 tsp
12 0.75 tsp
13 0.8125 tsp
14 0.875 tsp
15 0.9375 tsp
16 1 tsp
17 1.0625 tsp
18 1.125 tsp
19 1.1875 tsp
20 1.25 tsp
21 1.3125 tsp
22 1.375 tsp
23 1.4375 tsp
24 1.5 tsp
25 1.5625 tsp
26 1.625 tsp
27 1.6875 tsp
28 1.75 tsp
29 1.8125 tsp
30 1.875 tsp
31 1.9375 tsp
32 2 tsp
33 2.0625 tsp
34 2.125 tsp
35 2.1875 tsp
36 2.25 tsp
37 2.3125 tsp
38 2.375 tsp
39 2.4375 tsp
40 2.5 tsp