# Convert Smidgens of Salt to Dashes

Enter the salt volume in smidgens below to get the value converted to dashes.

**Results in Dashes:**

## How to Convert Smidgens to Dashes

To convert a smidgen measurement to a dash measurement, multiply the salt volume by the conversion ratio. One smidgen is equal to 0.25 dashes, so use this simple formula to convert:

The salt volume in dashes is equal to the smidgens multiplied by 0.25.

**For example,**here's how to convert 5 smidgens to dashes using the formula above.

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

## Smidgens

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.

## Dashes

A dash is a small cooking unit that is usually used to measure seasonings and spices, including salt. One dash is vague measurement that is roughly equal to 1/8 of a teaspoon or 2 pinches.

## Smidgen Measurements and Equivalent Dash Conversions

Smidgens | Dashes |
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1 | 0.25 |

2 | 0.5 |

3 | 0.75 |

4 | 1 |

5 | 1.25 |

6 | 1.5 |

7 | 1.75 |

8 | 2 |

9 | 2.25 |

10 | 2.5 |

11 | 2.75 |

12 | 3 |

13 | 3.25 |

14 | 3.5 |

15 | 3.75 |

16 | 4 |

17 | 4.25 |

18 | 4.5 |

19 | 4.75 |

20 | 5 |

21 | 5.25 |

22 | 5.5 |

23 | 5.75 |

24 | 6 |

25 | 6.25 |

26 | 6.5 |

27 | 6.75 |

28 | 7 |

29 | 7.25 |

30 | 7.5 |

31 | 7.75 |

32 | 8 |

33 | 8.25 |

34 | 8.5 |

35 | 8.75 |

36 | 9 |

37 | 9.25 |

38 | 9.5 |

39 | 9.75 |

40 | 10 |

## More Smidgen Salt Volume Conversions

- Convert to Pinches
- 1 smidgen is equal to 0.5 pinches
- Convert to Teaspoons
- 1 smidgen is equal to 0.03125 teaspoons
- Convert to Tablespoons
- 1 smidgen is equal to 0.010417 tablespoons
- Convert to Cups
- 1 smidgen is equal to 0.000651 cups
- Convert to Grams
- 1 smidgen is equal to 0.177813 grams