Convert Tablespoons of Salt to Smidgens

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

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1 tbsp = 96 smidgens

How to Convert Tablespoons to Smidgens

conversion scale showing tablespoons and equivalent smidgens salt volume values

To convert a tablespoon measurement to a smidgen measurement, multiply the salt volume by the conversion ratio. One tablespoon is equal to 96 smidgens, so use this simple formula to convert:

smidgens = tablespoons × 96

The salt volume in smidgens is equal to the tablespoons multiplied by 96.

For example, here's how to convert 5 tablespoons to smidgens using the formula above.
5 tbsp = (5 × 96) = 480 smidgens

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

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.

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.

Tablespoon Measurements and Equivalent Smidgen Conversions

Common tablespoon values converted to the equivalent smidgen value
Tablespoons Smidgens
1 tbsp 96
2 tbsp 192
3 tbsp 288
4 tbsp 384
5 tbsp 480
6 tbsp 576
7 tbsp 672
8 tbsp 768
9 tbsp 864
10 tbsp 960
11 tbsp 1,056
12 tbsp 1,152
13 tbsp 1,248
14 tbsp 1,344
15 tbsp 1,440
16 tbsp 1,536
17 tbsp 1,632
18 tbsp 1,728
19 tbsp 1,824
20 tbsp 1,920
21 tbsp 2,016
22 tbsp 2,112
23 tbsp 2,208
24 tbsp 2,304
25 tbsp 2,400
26 tbsp 2,496
27 tbsp 2,592
28 tbsp 2,688
29 tbsp 2,784
30 tbsp 2,880
31 tbsp 2,976
32 tbsp 3,072
33 tbsp 3,168
34 tbsp 3,264
35 tbsp 3,360
36 tbsp 3,456
37 tbsp 3,552
38 tbsp 3,648
39 tbsp 3,744
40 tbsp 3,840

More Tablespoon Salt Volume Conversions

Convert to Pinches
1 tbsp is equal to 48 pinches
Convert to Dashes
1 tbsp is equal to 24 dashes
Convert to Teaspoons
1 tbsp is equal to 3 teaspoons
Convert to Cups
1 tbsp is equal to 0.0625 cups
Convert to Grams
1 tbsp is equal to 17.07 grams