## What is 2 teaspoons of fresh thyme to dried thyme?

For example, 2 tsp. fresh snipped thyme is equivalent to 1/4 tsp. crushed dried thyme, according to the “Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book,” by Tricia Laning.

What is considered one sprig of thyme?

A sprig of thyme is a 4 – 5 inch long main stem from the thyme plant. It likely incorporates 1 – 2 secondary sprigs that come off the main stem. There are a whole variety of ways to use thyme. Thyme can be used for cooking, in medicinal ways and for ornamental purposes.

### Can I use dried thyme instead of fresh thyme in a recipe?

The best option for fresh thyme is to use dried if you have it on hand! Here’s the conversion ratio. Ratio: For 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, substitute 1 teaspoon dried thyme. (This works for any dried herbs.)

How many teaspoons is 2 sprigs of thyme?

Two sprigs of thyme will yield perhaps a tablespoon of leaves when stripped from the stem, depending on the size of the sprigs. Using the typical ratio of 1/3 unit dried to substitute for 1 unit of fresh herbs, you would then want about a teaspoon for dried thyme.

## How many teaspoons is a sprig of thyme?

Thyme has a delicate flavor, and it would take a lot to overpower a recipe. If you want to twist our arm, leaves from a normal sprig of thyme would equal between 1/4 and 3/4 teaspoon. However much you choose, select one with lots of leaves on it.

How many tablespoons is a sprig?

Sage:

Sprig Size: Equals: Also equals:
one 6-inch sprig sage ~1 tablespoon packed sage leaves (~6 medium/large leaves) ~1 tablespoon finely chopped sage

### How many teaspoons is 6 sprigs of thyme?

Thyme: Substitute 3/4 teaspoon ground thyme for every 6 sprigs or 1 tablespoon fresh thyme.

How many tablespoons are in a thyme sprig?

Mint:

Sprig Size: Equals: Also equals:
one 4-inch sprig mint ~1 tablespoon packed mint leaves (~6 medium/large leaves) ~1 teaspoon finely chopped mint

## How do you convert fresh herbs to dried?

A general rule of thumb to convert fresh herbs to dry: Use one-third the amount of dried herb for the fresh herb called for in the recipe. For example, if you’re converting fresh sage to dried sage in a recipe that calls for 1 Tbsp. of fresh sage, use 1 tsp. of dried sage instead.