# Convert Tablespoons of Salt to Pinches

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

## Result in Pinches:

1 tbsp = 48 pinches

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## How to Convert Tablespoons to Pinches

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

To convert a measurement in tablespoons to a measurement in pinches, multiply the amount of salt by the following conversion ratio: 48 pinches/tablespoon.

Since one tablespoon of salt is equal to 48 pinches, you can use this simple formula to convert:

pinches = tablespoons × 48

The amount of salt in pinches is equal to the amount of salt in tablespoons multiplied by 48.

For example, here's how to convert 5 tablespoons to pinches using the formula above.
pinches = (5 tbsp × 48) = 240 pinches

### How Many Pinches Are in a Tablespoon of Salt?

There are 48 pinches in a tablespoon of salt, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 tbsp = 48 pinches

Tablespoons and pinches are both units used to measure the amount of salt. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

## 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.

## 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.

## Tablespoon to Pinch Conversion Table

Table showing various tablespoon measurements converted to pinches.
Tablespoons Pinches
1 tbsp 48
2 tbsp 96
3 tbsp 144
4 tbsp 192
5 tbsp 240
6 tbsp 288
7 tbsp 336
8 tbsp 384
9 tbsp 432
10 tbsp 480
11 tbsp 528
12 tbsp 576
13 tbsp 624
14 tbsp 672
15 tbsp 720
16 tbsp 768
17 tbsp 816
18 tbsp 864
19 tbsp 912
20 tbsp 960
21 tbsp 1,008
22 tbsp 1,056
23 tbsp 1,104
24 tbsp 1,152
25 tbsp 1,200
26 tbsp 1,248
27 tbsp 1,296
28 tbsp 1,344
29 tbsp 1,392
30 tbsp 1,440
31 tbsp 1,488
32 tbsp 1,536
33 tbsp 1,584
34 tbsp 1,632
35 tbsp 1,680
36 tbsp 1,728
37 tbsp 1,776
38 tbsp 1,824
39 tbsp 1,872
40 tbsp 1,920