Approximately 15 milligrams are in one tablespoon. The precise ratio is 14.786765 milligrams for a single tablespoon. The more common conversion is from milliliters to tablespoons.
The conversion of milligrams or milliliters is important for a cook or baker that likes to utilize recipes from different locations around the world. Many recipes utilize teaspoons and tablespoons as a primary means of measurement. On the other hand, other recipes, depending on the country of origin, utilize the metric system when it comes to units of measurement. Understanding conversion rates allows a person to use one set of measuring utensils in the baking or cooking process.