Convert Smidgens of Salt to Tablespoons

Enter the amount of salt in smidgens below to get the value converted to tablespoons.

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1 smidgen = 0.010417 tbsp

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How to Convert Smidgens to Tablespoons

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

To convert a measurement in smidgens to a measurement in tablespoons, divide the amount of salt by the following conversion ratio: 96 smidgens/tablespoon.

Since one tablespoon of salt is equal to 96 smidgens, you can use this simple formula to convert:

tablespoons = smidgens ÷ 96

The amount of salt in tablespoons is equal to the amount of salt in smidgens divided by 96.

For example, here's how to convert 5 smidgens to tablespoons using the formula above.
tablespoons = (5 smidgens ÷ 96) = 0.052083 tbsp
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Smidgens and tablespoons are both units used to measure the amount of salt. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

What Is a Smidgen?

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.

Learn more about smidgens.

What Is a Tablespoon?

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

The tablespoon is a US customary unit of volume. 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.

Learn more about tablespoons.

Smidgen to Tablespoon Conversion Table

Table showing various smidgen measurements converted to tablespoons.
Smidgens Tablespoons
1 0.010417 tbsp
2 0.020833 tbsp
3 0.03125 tbsp
4 0.041667 tbsp
5 0.052083 tbsp
6 0.0625 tbsp
7 0.072917 tbsp
8 0.083333 tbsp
9 0.09375 tbsp
10 0.104167 tbsp
11 0.114583 tbsp
12 0.125 tbsp
13 0.135417 tbsp
14 0.145833 tbsp
15 0.15625 tbsp
16 0.166667 tbsp
17 0.177083 tbsp
18 0.1875 tbsp
19 0.197917 tbsp
20 0.208333 tbsp
21 0.21875 tbsp
22 0.229167 tbsp
23 0.239583 tbsp
24 0.25 tbsp
25 0.260417 tbsp
26 0.270833 tbsp
27 0.28125 tbsp
28 0.291667 tbsp
29 0.302083 tbsp
30 0.3125 tbsp
31 0.322917 tbsp
32 0.333333 tbsp
33 0.34375 tbsp
34 0.354167 tbsp
35 0.364583 tbsp
36 0.375 tbsp
37 0.385417 tbsp
38 0.395833 tbsp
39 0.40625 tbsp
40 0.416667 tbsp

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