# Convert Teaspoons of Salt to Pinches

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

## Result in Pinches:

1 tsp = 16 pinches

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## How to Convert Teaspoons to Pinches

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

To convert a measurement in teaspoons to a measurement in pinches, multiply the amount of salt by the following conversion ratio: 16 pinches/teaspoon.

Since one teaspoon of salt is equal to 16 pinches, you can use this simple formula to convert:

pinches = teaspoons × 16

The amount of salt in pinches is equal to the amount of salt in teaspoons multiplied by 16.

For example, here's how to convert 5 teaspoons to pinches using the formula above.
pinches = (5 tsp × 16) = 80 pinches

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

There are 16 pinches in a teaspoon of salt, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 tsp = 16 pinches

Teaspoons 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 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 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.

## Teaspoon to Pinch Conversion Table

Table showing various teaspoon measurements converted to pinches.
Teaspoons Pinches
1 tsp 16
2 tsp 32
3 tsp 48
4 tsp 64
5 tsp 80
6 tsp 96
7 tsp 112
8 tsp 128
9 tsp 144
10 tsp 160
11 tsp 176
12 tsp 192
13 tsp 208
14 tsp 224
15 tsp 240
16 tsp 256
17 tsp 272
18 tsp 288
19 tsp 304
20 tsp 320
21 tsp 336
22 tsp 352
23 tsp 368
24 tsp 384
25 tsp 400
26 tsp 416
27 tsp 432
28 tsp 448
29 tsp 464
30 tsp 480
31 tsp 496
32 tsp 512
33 tsp 528
34 tsp 544
35 tsp 560
36 tsp 576
37 tsp 592
38 tsp 608
39 tsp 624
40 tsp 640