# Convert Teaspoons of Salt to Dashes

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

## Result in Dashes:

1 tsp = 8 dashes

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## How to Convert Teaspoons to Dashes

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

To convert a measurement in teaspoons to a measurement in dashes, multiply the amount of salt by the following conversion ratio: 8 dashes/teaspoon.

Since one teaspoon of salt is equal to 8 dashes, you can use this simple formula to convert:

dashes = teaspoons × 8

The amount of salt in dashes is equal to the amount of salt in teaspoons multiplied by 8.

For example, here's how to convert 5 teaspoons to dashes using the formula above.
dashes = (5 tsp × 8) = 40 dashes

### How Many Dashes Are in a Teaspoon of Salt?

There are 8 dashes in a teaspoon of salt, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 tsp = 8 dashes

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

## 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.

## What Is a Dash?

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.

## Teaspoon to Dash Conversion Table

Table showing various teaspoon measurements converted to dashes.
Teaspoons Dashes
1 tsp 8
2 tsp 16
3 tsp 24
4 tsp 32
5 tsp 40
6 tsp 48
7 tsp 56
8 tsp 64
9 tsp 72
10 tsp 80
11 tsp 88
12 tsp 96
13 tsp 104
14 tsp 112
15 tsp 120
16 tsp 128
17 tsp 136
18 tsp 144
19 tsp 152
20 tsp 160
21 tsp 168
22 tsp 176
23 tsp 184
24 tsp 192
25 tsp 200
26 tsp 208
27 tsp 216
28 tsp 224
29 tsp 232
30 tsp 240
31 tsp 248
32 tsp 256
33 tsp 264
34 tsp 272
35 tsp 280
36 tsp 288
37 tsp 296
38 tsp 304
39 tsp 312
40 tsp 320